sword knot


noun

a looped strap, ribbon, or the like attached to the hilt of a sword as a support or ornament.

Origin of sword knot

First recorded in 1685–95
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sword knot

noun

a loop on the hilt of a sword by which it was attached to the wrist, now purely decorative
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