And just firmly enough and no more did my wrist twist and deflect his blade on my basket hilt.
A steel head-piece, a breastplate of the same sure metal, and a heavy sword with a basket hilt hung above D'Antons' bed.
Mendoza lifted his sheathed sword and laid his right hand upon the cross-bar of the basket hilt.
"That is soon tried," said Vich Alister More, laying his hand upon the basket hilt of his claymore.
I took down a long straight blade, like a rapier, with a basket hilt.
They are usually of brass or bronze in the shape of a shoe, but frequently they are in the form of the basket hilt of a claymore.