Drub vs Pommel - What's the difference?

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Drub is a related term of pommel.

As verbs the difference between drub and pommel

is that drub is to beat (someone or something) with a stick while pommel is to pound or beat.

As a noun pommel is

the upper front brow of a saddle.




  • to beat (someone or something) with a stick
  • to forcefully teach something
  • to defeat someone soundly; to annihilate or crush
  • to criticize harshly; to excoriate
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    Alternative forms

    * pummel


    (en noun)
  • The upper front brow of a saddle.
  • Either of the rounded handles on a pommel horse.
  • The knob on the hilt of an edged weapon such as a sword.
  • (Macaulay)
  • A knob forming the finial of a turret or pavilion.
  • Derived terms

    * pommel horse


    * haft, hilt

    See also



  • To pound or beat.
  • * 1851 ,
  • I will not say as schoolboys do to bullies—Take some one of your own size; don’t pommel me! No, ye’ve knocked me down, and I am up again; but ye have run and hidden.