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haft

 (hăft)
n.
A handle or hilt, especially the handle of a tool or weapon.
tr.v. haft·ed, haft·ing, hafts
To fit into or equip with a hilt or handle.

[Middle English, from Old English hæft; see kap- in Indo-European roots.]

haft

(hɑːft)
n
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) the handle of an axe, knife, etc
vb
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) (tr) to provide with a haft
[Old English hæft; related to Old Norse hapt, Old High German haft fetter, hefti handle]
ˈhafter n

haft

(hæft, hɑft)

n.
1. a handle, esp. of a knife, sword, or dagger.
v.t.
2. to furnish with a haft or handle; set in a haft.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English hæft, c. Middle Low German hechte, Old High German hefti, Old Norse hepti]

haft


Past participle: hafted
Gerund: hafting

Imperative
haft
haft
Present
I haft
you haft
he/she/it hafts
we haft
you haft
they haft
Preterite
I hafted
you hafted
he/she/it hafted
we hafted
you hafted
they hafted
Present Continuous
I am hafting
you are hafting
he/she/it is hafting
we are hafting
you are hafting
they are hafting
Present Perfect
I have hafted
you have hafted
he/she/it has hafted
we have hafted
you have hafted
they have hafted
Past Continuous
I was hafting
you were hafting
he/she/it was hafting
we were hafting
you were hafting
they were hafting
Past Perfect
I had hafted
you had hafted
he/she/it had hafted
we had hafted
you had hafted
they had hafted
Future
I will haft
you will haft
he/she/it will haft
we will haft
you will haft
they will haft
Future Perfect
I will have hafted
you will have hafted
he/she/it will have hafted
we will have hafted
you will have hafted
they will have hafted
Future Continuous
I will be hafting
you will be hafting
he/she/it will be hafting
we will be hafting
you will be hafting
they will be hafting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hafting
you have been hafting
he/she/it has been hafting
we have been hafting
you have been hafting
they have been hafting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hafting
you will have been hafting
he/she/it will have been hafting
we will have been hafting
you will have been hafting
they will have been hafting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hafting
you had been hafting
he/she/it had been hafting
we had been hafting
you had been hafting
they had been hafting
Conditional
I would haft
you would haft
he/she/it would haft
we would haft
you would haft
they would haft
Past Conditional
I would have hafted
you would have hafted
he/she/it would have hafted
we would have hafted
you would have hafted
they would have hafted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.haft - the handle of a weapon or toolhaft - the handle of a weapon or tool  
awl - a pointed tool for marking surfaces or for punching small holes
ax, axe - an edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle
dagger, sticker - a short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing
file - a steel hand tool with small sharp teeth on some or all of its surfaces; used for smoothing wood or metal
handgrip, handle, grip, hold - the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
knife - edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
reap hook, reaping hook, sickle - an edge tool for cutting grass or crops; has a curved blade and a short handle
sword, steel, blade, brand - a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard

haft

noun handle, butt, shaft, hilt, handgrip, helve the small gold and silver inlaid haft of the tiny dagger
Translations

haft

[hɑːft] Nmango m, puño m

haft

n (of knife)Heft nt; (of sword)Griff m
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