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Synonyms for pommel

a handgrip that a gymnast uses when performing exercises on a pommel horse

handgrip formed by the raised front part of a saddle

an ornament in the shape of a ball on the hilt of a sword or dagger

strike, usually with the fist


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I started well on high bar, made a mistake on floor but I was happy to try out my new routines, pommel went well, rings another mistake but I stepped it up well for the last two pieces.
Then, in his second act of selflessness, he took himself out of the pommel horse, knowing he was too woozy to be at his best, but costing him a chance to advance to the individual all-around.
That was the decision made literally seconds before I walked up to the pommel routine.
The pommel suggests the coming together of Anglo-Saxon and British or Irish high cultures, experts believe.
European pommel horse champion Daniel Keatings will bid to add a world title on the apparatus to his collection when he takes part in qualification today, with Kristian Thomas going on vault and high bar and Ashley Watson competing on parallel bars.
The European champion on pommel suffered a minor knee injury recently and has decided to restrict himself to one event at the championships.
He intends to come back and get to a level where he can swing on the pommel horse again.
To add to the overall gold medal already captured by Trumaine, he also attained gold on pommel horse and high bar; silver on floor and bronze on rings and parallel bars in the individual apparatus.
Scotland's Keatings put that disappointment behind him though to claim gold on the pommel horse.
The 20-year-old Olympic double bronze medallist also ensured his place in the pommel horse final, with his 15.
LOUIS SMITH was relieved after a pommel horse routine that should see him into the individual final.
Joe, a student at Sandwell Academy and a seasoned gymnast with the City of Birmingham club, put in a superb performance on pommel horse and was rewarded with a bronze medal.
Keatings added to his three senior golds earned on the pommel horse, parallel bars and high bar on Saturday with a masters double - which are apparatus finals competed by senior, junior and youth age categories - with victory on the pommel and p-bars in yesterday's competition.
ANAHEIM - Morgan Hamm landed on the side of his face on his dismount from the pommel horse.