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Meaning of HAFT

Pronunciation:  haft

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the handle of a weapon or tool

HAFT is a 4 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: helve
 See Also: awl, ax, axe, blade, brand, dagger, file, grip, handgrip, handle, hold, knife, reap hook, reaping hook, sickle, steel, sticker, sword



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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.
  2. \Haft\, v. t.
    To set in, or furnish with, a haft; as, to haft a dagger.
Easton Bible Dictionary

a handle as of a dagger (Judg. 3:22).