verb (used with object)
Origin of hilt
Examples from the Web for hilted
Fleuret meant in Old French a sword-blade not yet polished and hilted, and we find it used, as we do Eng.The Romance of Words (4th ed.)|Ernest Weekley
Word Origin for hilt
Old English hilt "hilt, handle of a sword or dagger," from Proto-Germanic *helt (cf. Old Norse hjalt, Old High German helza "hilt," Old Saxon helta "oar handle"), perhaps from PIE *kel- "to strike." Formerly also used in plural in same sense as singular.
see to the hilt.