basket hilt


basket hilt

noun

Definition of BASKET HILT

:  a hilt with a basket-shaped guard to protect the hand
bas·ket–hilt·ed \ˌbas-kit-ˈhil-təd\ adjective

First Known Use of BASKET HILT

circa 1550

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