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pummel

[ puhm-uhl ]
/ 藞p蕦m 蓹l /
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verb (used with object), pum路meled, pum路mel路ing or (especially British) pum路melled, pum路mel路ling.
to beat or thrash with or as if with the fists.
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Origin of pummel

First recorded in 1540鈥50; alteration of pommel

OTHER WORDS FROM pummel

un路pum路meled, adjectiveun路pum路melled, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pummel

pummel
/ (藞p蕦m蓹l) /

verb -mels, -melling or -melled or US -mels, -meling or -meled
(tr) to strike repeatedly with or as if with the fistsAlso (less commonly): pommel

Word Origin for pummel

C16: see pommel
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