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hilt +‎ -ed


hilted (not comparable)

  1. Having a hilt.
    • 1907, John Millington Synge, The Playboy of the Western World, Act I, [1]
      It was with a hilted knife maybe? I’m told, in the big world it’s bloody knives they use.
    • 1939, Rafael Sabatini, The Sword of Islam, Chapter, [2]
      Then he became aware of a princely figure in a caftan of green sarcenet clasped about his loins by a long tongued belt from which hung a scimitar hilted in ivory and gold.
  2. (in compounds) Having a hilt of a specified type.
    • 1748, Tobias Smollett, chapter 34, in The Adventures of Roderick Random[3]:
      A steel-hilted sword, inlaid with gold, and decked with a knot of ribbon which fell down in a rich tassel, equipped his side []
    • 1906, Theodore Roosevelt, New York, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, p. 96, [4]
      The grim-visaged pirate captain, in his laced cap, rich jacket, and short white knee-trunks, with heavy gold chains round his neck, and jewel-hilted dagger in belt, was a striking and characteristic feature of New York life at the close of the seventeenth century.



  1. simple past tense and past participle of hilt