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  • verb Present participle of pommel.

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Examples

  • Fencing today was mostly about close measure techniques, so we've lots of fun with pommelling, quillion strikes, disarms and some nasty little wrist mangling tricks.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • Fencing today was mostly about close measure techniques, so we've lots of fun with pommelling, quillion strikes, disarms and some nasty little wrist mangling tricks.

    Up close and personal

  • What, was he expecting us to hold on to his belongings and continue our conversation, ignoring the pommelling sounds coming from the distance?

    luvabeans Diary Entry

  • Startled, I awoke to find myself pommelling with inane savagery the poor crumpled body of the wallaby, and to the realisation that the imprisoned foot was loose in the boot.

    Tropic Days

  • ` ` The children have come home, we have not seen them for over a year; and now he has taken some strange freak -- he's pommelling them. ''

    Taras Bulba and Other Tales

  • Mrs. Orban thought a minute while Peter suggested pommelling, and

    Queensland Cousins

  • The leather machinery is deserving of a careful description, but it would be too technical perhaps, and there is no romance in the handling of wet hides, the scraping, currying, stretching and pommelling which even the thickness, prepare the surface and develop the pliability of the leather.

    Lippincott's Magazine, December 1878

  • The northern races were trying to prevent, and there was pommelling and knocking down, cursing and knife-drawing, until

    Short Stories for English Courses

  • But, before he could descend two steps, the half-door of the galley burst open outwards with a crash, when two dark figures, locked in a tight embrace and pommelling one another with immense fury, came rolling out upon the deck.

    The White Squall A Story of the Sargasso Sea

  • Bessie had taken to the sofa -- that mid-Victorian sanctuary for the afflicted fair -- and encouraged by the sympathy of the faithful servant, must begin to cry, must begin to laugh, must go on to screaming and pommelling the horsehair with her heels, as was her custom when moved.

    Mrs. Day's Daughters

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