The Pommel (Knob) is the end of a sword handle (Hilt). With Thai swords, the pommel is often reinforced with a solid steel knob, which is used for stabbing. It is said that in the course of time more people have died by the pommel than by the blade of such a sword.

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Balance Point | Guard | Hilt | Knob | Ort | Pivot point | Pommel | Scabbard | Strength | Sword Catch | Sword Edge | Sword Face | Sword Handle | Sword Hull | Sword Tip | Sword’s Back | Weakness

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