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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Haft  \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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Haft  \Haft\,  v.  t. 
  To  set  in  or  furnish  with  a  haft;  as  to  haft  a  dagger. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  haft 
  n  :  the  handle  of  a  weapon  or  tool  [syn:  {helve}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Haft 
  a  handle  as  of  a  dagger  (Judg.  3:22). 
 




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