As nouns the difference between pommel and saddlehorn
is that pommel
is the upper front brow of a saddle while saddlehorn
is a protruding part of a saddle to which a rope can be tied to control the neck of the animal.
As a verb pommel
is to pound or beat.
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.
A knob forming the finial of a turret or pavilion.
* pommel horse
* haft, hilt
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.
A protruding part of a saddle to which a rope can be tied to control the neck of the animal.