Definitions

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  • adj. Having a hilt

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a hilt; -- used in composition.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Furnished with a hilt: used in composition: as, a basket-hilted sword.
  • In heraldry, having a hilt represented as of a different tincture from the blade: as, a sword hilted or.

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Examples

  • Then he steadied himself, and the frown deepened as he surveyed this very changed and elegant godson of his, noted the quiet richness of his apparel, the paste buckles and red heels to his shoes, the sword hilted in mother-o'-pearl and silver, and the carefully dressed hair that he had always seen hanging in wisps about his face.

    Scaramouche

  • But Eofor took from Ongentheow, earl from other, the iron-breastplate, hard sword hilted, and helmet too, and the hoar-chief's harness to Hygelac carried, who took the trappings, and truly promised rich fee 'mid folk, -- and fulfilled it so.

    Beowulf

  • But Eofor took from Ongentheow, earl from other, the iron-breastplate, hard sword hilted, and helmet too, and the hoar-chief’s harness to Hygelac carried, who took the trappings, and truly promised rich fee ’mid folk, — and fulfilled it so.

    Beowulf, translated by Francis Gummere

  • Burning, hilted space shatters the faces of those who stare to long at the land.

    Parajanov Contra Zizek (oder selbst proclaimed Brechtian Beast Z vs aSublime moving picture for magnitude of efficacy.)

  • Leaning forward, she held the gold-hilted dagger out to him, hilt first.

    In The Time Of Light

  • Nor, if he had noticed King's hand that now was in front of him pressing on something under his shirt, could he have guessed that the something was a gold-hilted knife with a bronze blade.

    In The Time Of Light

  • He drew out the gold-hilted knife with the bronze blade, with which a man had meant to murder him.

    In The Time Of Light

  • King thought of the gold-hilted knife, that still rested under his shirt.

    In The Time Of Light

  • There again, there's a line in Beowulf in which the Swedish king Ongentheow, slain in battle, has his sword-hilt the hilt is specifically mentioned, although in Seamus Heaney's translation it appears to be just the hilt and in Michael Alexander's it's a "hilted sword" - make of that what you will taken from him by his victorious enemies.

    Staffordshire Hoard

  • Scott - there's a mention of Ongentheow's "hilted sword" or sword hilt, depending on the translation being taken by his victorious enemies after he was killed in battle.

    Staffordshire Hoard

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