HILT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of hilt
Definition:
n. handle, especially the handle of a sword, dagger, or the like
Example:
Brydon knew that in time the blood would seep down onto his sword hilt and make the grip slippery.
Sentence in Classic:
The sergeant turned it in his hand, held the hilt up to the sunlight to read the engraved inscription.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
He held his sword drawn in his hand to defend himself, if I should happen to break loose; it was almost three inches long; the hilt and scabbard were gold enriched with diamonds.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
They were armed with crooked sabres, having the hilt and baldric inlaid with gold, and matched with Turkish daggers of yet more costly workmanship.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
Full, then, of this conviction, he pulled his cap down over his eyes, and endeavoring to copy some of the court airs he had picked up in Gascony among young traveling nobles, he advanced with one hand on the hilt of his sword and the other resting on his hip.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
They stamped upon the carpet with their feet; they bit their lips till the blood came, and grasped the hilts of their swords with all their might.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context