Duhoux 2008: 'band, bond', cf. δεσμός "may refer to 'cross-belts' or 'handles' (?)"
Chadwick & Ventris 1973: '(swords fitted) with bands'; cf. 'belts' πελαμών?
Chadwick, John and Michael Ventris, 1973 Documents in Mycenaean Greek
Duhoux, Yves, 2008 A Companion to Linear B: Mycenaean Greek Texts and their World vol. I (ed. Anna Morpurgo Davies and Yves Duhoux) "Mycenaean Anthology"