from The Century Dictionary.

  • In heraldry, having a rounded knob which terminates in a second smaller one: differing from bottony in that the lobes are of different sizes, the final one being much the smaller.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of pommel.


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  • I think I saw that Ebert and Roeper pommeled the film mercilessly, so I think I can wait until it comes out in wide release.

    Night Watch in Houston

  • She looks at citrus trees pommeled by rain and thinks about the inspector she saw earlier.


  • And as Rob was talking about, Orlando getting pommeled a bit.

    CNN Transcript Sep 5, 2004

  • And Orlando continues to get pommeled now, inland, well inland, with wind gusts to near hurricane strength.

    CNN Transcript Sep 5, 2004

  • Cezer immediately laid claim to a bejeweled, high-pommeled sword that had been a gift to the sorcerer from a grateful client.

    Kingdoms of Light

  • He urged the nag to a slightly faster shamble until he caught sight of "Miss Coventina" ahead, riding awkwardly in a high-pommeled side saddle.

    Ripping Time

  • Aram asked, sitting up straighter on his heels, right hand poised to dart for the wolfhead-pommeled sword hilt jutting above his shoulder.

    A Crown of Swords

  • He was noticing that his boot dagger, his three specialized throwing knives, his two cuff blades and his camelian-pommeled dagger seemed to be missing.

    Villains by Necessity

  • He stepped up into the high-pommeled Zamoran saddle.

    Conan The Magnificent

  • On the ground at the mare's head rested a high-pommeled saddle, a bulging waterbag, and a tightly tied leather sack.

    Conan The Magnificent


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