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 for haft
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Haft \Haft\, v. t.
     To set in, or furnish with, a haft; as, to haft a dagger.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Haft \Haft\ (h[.a]ft), n. [AS. h[ae]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.
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              This brandish'd dagger
              I'll bury to the haft in her fair breast. --Dryden.
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     2. A dwelling. [Scot.] --Jamieson.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  haft
      n 1: the handle of a weapon or tool [syn: haft, helve]

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Haft
     a handle as of a dagger (Judg. 3:22).
     

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