What does basket hilt mean?

basket hilt in AZ Dictionary

(n) A sword hilt with a basket-shaped guard providing to cover and protect the hand.
(n) a method of sword hilt that surrounds and protects the hand.
(n) a hilt with a covering wrought like basketwork to guard the hand.

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  • Hypernym for "basket hilt"
    • hilt
  • Same Context for "basket hilt"
    • sky-metal, gold-hilted, too-ready, unbloodied, too-ready
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