American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To beat, as with the fists; pommel: The angry crowd pummeled the thief. See Synonyms at beat.
- n. The act of beating, as with the fists.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See pommel.
GNU Webster's 1913
- Same as pommel.
- v. strike, usually with the fist
- A synonymous alteration of to pommel (Wiktionary)
- Alteration of pommel. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The end of the handle on a sword is called the pummel," Michael explains.”
“As Agrippa's dog had a devil tied to his collar; some think that Paracelsus (or else Erastus belies him) had one confined to his sword pummel; others wear them in rings, &c.”
“Just a mere elimination of the word 'pummel' is able to fill my mind with wrong ideas.”
“For example: As the barbarian, your first available spell is titled "pummel," and it's powered by four red mana units and does a point of damage for every two red mana pieces on the board.”
“He did mention he'd been back in the ring for a charity event, where he allowed a bunch of little kids to just "pummel" him.”
“It doesn't matter if they are female or male, if a 16 year old can "pummel" a police officer for two minutes - no mention of a weapon here let's be clear - then that person should not be a police officer.”
“a pummel which is made of hard wood, and is something like a large mushroom with its stalk.”
“Some of the info is pretty ugly: "Navarro allegedly told an undercover Fish and Wildlife Service agent that he likes to "pummel" the hawks that he catches with a stick.”
“And really, I think that Fred Barnes and Michael Steele should dress up in Halloween costumes and pummel each other with nun-chucks, for our amusement.”
“We were at his house, in his bed, and for all that I had been enjoying myself immensely up to that point, he found an angle at which he began to pummel my cervix with every thrust – and as anyone who has had her cervix so much as brushed wrong during a gynecological exam, I am sure I do not have to describe the kind of pain I began to experience.”
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my favorite voiceless bilabial plosive.
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