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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hafthæft, hɑft(n.)

  1. a handle, esp. of a knife, sword, or dagger.

  2. (v.t.)to furnish with a haft or handle; set in a haft.

Origin of haft:

bef. 1000; ME; OE hæft, c. MLG hechte, OHG hefti, ON hepti

Princeton's WordNet

  1. haft, helve(noun)

    the handle of a weapon or tool

Webster Dictionary

  1. Haft(noun)

    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

  2. Haft(noun)

    a dwelling

  3. Haft(verb)

    to set in, or furnish with, a haft; as, to haft a dagger

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