What does HAFT mean?
Definitions for HAFT
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the handle of a weapon or tool
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
A handle; that part of any instrument that is taken into the hand.
Etymology: hæft, Saxon; heft, Dutch, from To have or hold.
This brandish’d dagger
I’ll bury to the haft in her fair breast. John Dryden, Oedip.
These extremities of the joints are the hafts and handles of the members. John Dryden, Dufresnoy.
A needle is a simple body, being only made of steel; but a sword is a compound, because its haft or handle is made of materials different from the blade. Isaac Watts, Logick.
To set in a haft. Ainsw.
Etymology: from the 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
to set in, or furnish with, a haft; as, to haft a dagger
Etymology: [AS. hft; akin to D. & G. heft, Icel. hepti, and to E. heave, or have. Cf. Heft.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
haft, n. a handle.—v.t. to set in a haft: to establish firmly. [A.S. hæft; Ger. heft.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
(See HEFT.) The handle of a knife or tool.
What does HAFT stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the HAFT acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Haft is ranked #31184 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Haft surname appeared 744 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Haft.
94.3% or 702 total occurrences were White.
2.8% or 21 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
1.4% or 11 total occurrences were of two or more races.
0.8% or 6 total occurrences were Asian.
The numerical value of HAFT in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of HAFT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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