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[kee-yawn] /kiˈyɔ̃/

noun, plural quillons [kee-yawn] /kiˈyɔ̃/ (Show IPA)
either of two transverse projecting members forming the cross guard of a sword.
/French kijɔ̃/
(often pl) either half of the extended crosspiece of a sword or dagger


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