quillon

noun
quil·​lon | \ kēyōⁿ \
plural -s

Definition of quillon

: an arm of the cross guard of a sword

History and Etymology for quillon

French, from Middle French, diminutive of quille bowling pin, from Middle High German kegel, from Old High German kegil stake, club

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“Quillon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quillon. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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