Tossing her upon the pommel of the saddle, he springs into it.
No maker's name, but the date 1638 is stamped upon the pommel.
The pommel was a ball of crystal large as a man's fist, that held within it a spark of intense brilliance.
He threw a leg over the pommel of his saddle and the three men halted in a group.
Grasping the pommel, she looked miserably at the long neck swaying in front of her.
De Spain raised his right hand from his thigh to the pommel of his saddle.
Leaving hold of Don Silvio, fells Rodriguez with the pommel of his sword.
He had clenched his teeth and clung to the pommel desperately.
When every serving-man, from the base to the best, carried a buckler at his back, which hung by the hilt or pommel of his sword.
She turned and put her hand on the pommel, and sprang into the saddle.
mid-13c., "ornamental knob;" c.1300, "knob at the end of a sword hilt," from Old French pomel (12c., Modern French pommeau), "rounded knob," diminutive of pom "hilt of a sword," from Late Latin pomellum, diminutive of Latin pomum "apple" (see Pomona), the connecting notion being "roundness." Sense of "front peak of a saddle" first recorded mid-15c. In Middle English poetry it also sometimes meant a woman's breast. The gymnast's pommel horse is attested from 1908.