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[n] the handle of a weapon or tool

Synonyms

helve

Misc. Definitions

\Haft\, n. [AS. h[ae]ft; akin to D. & G. heft, Icel. hepti, and to E. Heave, or have. Cf. {Heft}.]
1. A handle; that part of an instrument or vessel taken into the hand, and by which it is held and used; -- said chiefly of a knife, sword, or dagger; the hilt. This brandish'dagger I'll bury to the haft in her fair breast. --Dryden.
2. A dwelling. [Scot.] --Jamieson.
\Haft\, v. t. To set in, or furnish with, a haft; as, to haft a dagger.

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