noun quil·lon \kēyōⁿ\

Definition of quillon



  1. :  an arm of the cross guard of a sword

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Origin and Etymology of quillon

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

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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