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basket hilt

noun

Definition of basket hilt

  1. :  a hilt with a basket-shaped guard to protect the hand

basket–hilted

play \ˌbas-kit-ˈhil-təd\ adjective


Circa 1550

First Known Use of basket hilt

circa 1550


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