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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.
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) the handle of an axe, knife, etc
(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]
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]
Past participle: hafted
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awl - a pointed tool for marking surfaces or for punching small holes
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