Definition of Sword knot

1. Noun. An ornamental tassel on the hilt of a sword.

Generic synonyms: Tassel



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sword Knot

sword-breaker
sword-breakers
sword-cut
sword-shaped
sword and sandal
sword and sorcery
sword arm
sword bean
sword cane
sword dance
sword dancing
sword fern
sword fighting
sword hand
sword knot (current term)
sword lily
sword of Damocles
sword stick
swordbearer
swordbearers
swordbearing
swordbelt
swordbelts
swordbill
swordbills
swordcraft
sworde
sworded
sworder

Literary usage of Sword knot

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Library of American Biography by Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress), Jared Sparks (1847)
"Presented with Epaulettes and Sword-knot by Washington. — Rejoins the Army. — Ordered to take the Command at the South. AFTER his appointment to the regular ..."

2. Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia: Extracted from the by Lyman Chalkley, Mary Smith Lockwood (1912)
"The plaintiff in September, 1761, was possessed of one sword mounted with silver, sword knot, one belt of the value of £8, two pairs of silk stockings ..."

3. The Antiquary (1873)
"THE SWORD-KNOT.—Is anything known of the origin o' that useful friend to the ... No signs, however, either of chain or sword-knot, appear on the effigies of ..."

4. The Oriental Interpreter and Treasury of East India Knowledge: A Companion by Joachim Hayward Stocqueler (1848)
"sword knot. Leather sword knot (undress). Set of undress belts, viz. ... sword knot. Buff shoulder belt. Black sling belt. Crimson silk sash. ..."

5. The Library of American Biography by Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress), Jared Sparks (1847)
"Presented with Epaulettes and Sword-knot by Washington. — Rejoins the Army. — Ordered to take the Command at the South. AFTER his appointment to the regular ..."

6. Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia: Extracted from the by Lyman Chalkley, Mary Smith Lockwood (1912)
"The plaintiff in September, 1761, was possessed of one sword mounted with silver, sword knot, one belt of the value of £8, two pairs of silk stockings ..."

7. The Antiquary (1873)
"THE SWORD-KNOT.—Is anything known of the origin o' that useful friend to the ... No signs, however, either of chain or sword-knot, appear on the effigies of ..."

8. The Oriental Interpreter and Treasury of East India Knowledge: A Companion by Joachim Hayward Stocqueler (1848)
"sword knot. Leather sword knot (undress). Set of undress belts, viz. ... sword knot. Buff shoulder belt. Black sling belt. Crimson silk sash. ..."

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