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Definition of "basket hilt" [basket hilt]

  • A sword hilt with a basket-shaped guard serving to cover and protect the hand. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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