basket hilt

noun

Definition of basket hilt 

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

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basket-hilted \ˌba-skit-ˈhil-təd \ adjective

First Known Use of basket hilt

circa 1550, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of basket hilt was circa 1550

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