Definition of Quillons

1. Noun. (plural of quillon) ¹



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Definition of Quillons

1. quillon [n] - See also: quillon

Lexicographical Neighbors of Quillons

quillajas
quillback
quillbacks
quilled
quiller
quillers
quillet
quillets
quilling
quillings
quillion
quillions
quillman
quillmen
quillon
quillons (current term)
quillow
quillows
quills
quillwork
quillworks
quillwort
quillwort family
quillworts
quilly
quilombo
quilombos
quilt
quilt show
quilted

Literary usage of Quillons

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

1. Schools and masters of fence from the Middle ages to the eighteenth century by Egerton Castle (1885)
"counter-curved quillons and knuckle-bow, pas d'dne, surmounted by shallow cup, ... Outside view^ showing quillons and knuckle-bow supporting a shallow cup, ..."

2. Transactions of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archeological Society by James Simpson, Richard Saul Ferguson, William Gershom Collingwood (1900)
"The guards, quillons, &c., are all somewhat flat or ribbon shaped, in section : and the length from the pommel to the quillons is six inches. ..."

3. Proceedings of the Numismatic and Antiquarian Society of Philadelphia by Webster King Wetherill (1904)
"Down the blade, about a foot from the quillons, forming a crescent across it, are two lugs, like horns, curving toward the point: these are termed the ..."

4. Exhibition of the Royal House of Tudor by New Gallery (London, England) (1890)
"The quillons curve towards the blade ; the grip is covered with cord. 656. ... The quillons are bold and straight, and the counter-guards small. 659. ..."

5. Catalogue of the Rare Artistic Properties Collected by the Connoisseur ...by American Art Association, Raoul Tolentino, Seymour de Ricci, Horace Townsend by American Art Association, Raoul Tolentino, Seymour de Ricci, Horace Townsend (1920)
"(Illustrated) 200—ITALIAN STEEL SWORD OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY Spirally twisted iron handle, octagonal pear-shaped pommel, scrolled quillons and basket of ..."

6. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"The Italian foil is a trifle longer than the French one and has a straight handle, a hell guard and quillons. It is held by hooking the first and second ..."

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