[haft, hahft] /hæft, hɑft/
a handle, especially of a knife, sword, or dagger.
verb (used with object)
to furnish with a haft or handle; set in a haft.
the handle of an axe, knife, etc
(transitive) to provide with a haft
Old English hæft “handle,” related to hæft “fetter,” from Proto-Germanic *haftjom (cf. Old Saxon haft “captured;” Dutch hecht, Old High German hefti, German Heft “handle;” German Haft “arrest”), from PIE *kap- “to grasp” (see capable). To haven other haeftes in hand “have other hafts in hand” was a 14c.-15c. way of saying “have other business to attend to.”
a handle as of a dagger (Judg. 3:22).
[hag] /hæg/ noun 1. an ugly old woman, especially a vicious or malicious one. 2. a witch or sorceress. 3. a . [hag, hahg] /hæg, hɑg/ noun, British Dialect. 1. bog; quagmire. 2. a firm spot or island of firm ground in a bog or marsh. 1. . /hæɡ/ noun 1. an unpleasant or ugly […]
[hah-gah-nah] /hɑ gɑˈnɑ/ noun 1. the underground Jewish militia in Palestine (1920–48) that became the national army of Israel after the partition of Palestine in 1948.
[hey-gahr, -ger] /ˈheɪ gɑr, -gər/ noun 1. the mother of Ishmael. Gen. 16. /ˈheɪɡɑː; -ɡə/ noun 1. (Old Testament) an Egyptian maid of Sarah, who bore Ishmael to Abraham, Sarah’s husband flight, or, according to others, stranger, an Egyptian, Sarah’s handmaid (Gen. 16:1; 21:9, 10), whom she gave to Abraham (q.v.) as a secondary wife […]
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