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English Dictionary: haft by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
haft
n
  1. the handle of a weapon or tool
    Synonym(s): haft, helve
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Haft \Haft\, n. [AS. h[91]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 Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary [easton]:
   Haft
      a handle as of a dagger (Judg. 3:22).
     
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