EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English hæft.

NounEdit

haft (plural hafts)

  1. The handle of a tool or weapon.
    • Dryden
      This brandish'd dagger / I'll bury to the haft in her fair breast.
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VerbEdit

haft (third-person singular simple present hafts, present participle hafting, simple past and past participle hafted)

  1. To fit a handle to a tool or weapon.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse hefð.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

haft (plural hafts)

  1. (Northern England) A piece of mountain pasture to which a farm animal has become hefted.
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IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

haft n (genitive singular hafts, nominative plural höft)

  1. (of a horse) hobble
  2. (in the plural) restrictions
  3. (anatomy) frenulum
  4. (genetics, of a chromosome) constriction

Derived termsEdit

  • aukahaft (secondary constriction)
  • baklituhaft (posterior synechia)
  • baugslituhaft (annular synechia)
  • dausgarnarlokuhaft (frenulum valvae ilealis)
  • dreift þráðhaft (diffuse centromere)
  • efrivararhaft (frenulum labii superioris)
  • forhúðarhaft (frenulum preputii penis)
  • framlituhaft (anterior synechia)
  • fylgiþráðhaft (centromerus comitans)
  • hæðarhaft (altitude hold)
  • haftaskurður (synechotomy)
  • haftasvæði (restricted area)
  • haft efra mænukylfutjalds (frenulum veli medullaris superioris)
  • ljósstreymisstuðull straumhafts (ballast lumen factor)
  • meðalhaftlengd (mean free path)
  • meyjarhaft (hymen)
  • meyjarhaftsdoppur (carunculae hymenales)
  • neðrivararhaft (frenulum labii inferioris)
  • oplaust meyjarhaft (imperforate hymen)
  • skapabarmahaft (frenulum labiorum pudendi)
  • snípshaft (frenulum clitoridis)
  • þráðhaft (centromere)
  • þráðhaftskúla (spherula centromeri)
  • þráðhaftslaus (acentric)
  • tunguhaft (frenulum linguae; ankyloglossia, tongue-tie)

ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hefð.

NounEdit

haft (plural hafts)

  1. Alternative spelling of heft.

SwedishEdit

VerbEdit

haft

  1. supine of ha.
  2. supine of hava.
Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 23:25