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The '''hilt''' of a [[weapon]] is the section that is used to hold the item. The term is most frequently applied to [[knife|kinves]] and [[sword]]s.
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The '''hilt''' of a [[weapon]] is the section that is used to hold the item. The term is most frequently applied to [[knife|knives]] and [[sword]]s.
   
 
Hilts are generally made of [[wood]], [[antler]] or [[bone]] and may have a [[leather]] covering. They may be shaped to better fit the hand and some may be carved for decorative purposes.
 
Hilts are generally made of [[wood]], [[antler]] or [[bone]] and may have a [[leather]] covering. They may be shaped to better fit the hand and some may be carved for decorative purposes.

Revision as of 15:03, 25 January 2006

The hilt of a weapon is the section that is used to hold the item. The term is most frequently applied to knives and swords.

Hilts are generally made of wood, antler or bone and may have a leather covering. They may be shaped to better fit the hand and some may be carved for decorative purposes.