haft haft  /ˈhæft/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the handle of a weapon or tool

Usage(s):

  1. Millikan demolished Ehren-haft's proofs, won the Nobel Prize.
  2. Rough blobs of bronze compose a gaunt, strong figure of a rail splitter leaning on the haft of his axe, his head thrown backward in revery.
  3. The weapon: a smooth steel club with a crook in it and a wooden haft.

News

  • Nantucket's Newspaper Since 1821

    (July 18, 2013) For Michael Haft and Harrison Suarez, former infantry officers in the United States Marine Corps, coffee was the necessary fuel that helped them survive long days of training and platoon commanding in Afghanistan.
    on July 26, 2013     Source: The Inquirer and Mirror

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