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Haft vs. Helve

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Haftnoun

The handle of a tool or weapon.

Helvenoun

The handle or haft of a tool or weapon.

Haftnoun

(Northern English dialect) A piece of mountain pasture to which a farm animal has become hefted.

Helvenoun

A forge hammer lifted by a cam acting on the helve between the fulcrum and the head.

Haftverb

(transitive) To fit a handle to (a tool or weapon); to grip by the handle

Helveverb

(transitive) To furnish (an axe, etc.) with a helve.

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Haftnoun

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'd daggerI'll bury to the haft in her fair breast.’;

Helvenoun

The handle of an ax, hatchet, or adze.

Haftnoun

A dwelling.

Helvenoun

The lever at the end of which is the hammer head, in a forge hammer.

Haftverb

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

Helveverb

To furnish with a helve, as an ax.

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Haftnoun

the handle of a weapon or tool

Helvenoun

the handle of a weapon or tool

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