Helve

Definition of Helve

n.1.The handle of an ax, hatchet, or adze.
2.(Iron Working) The lever at the end of which is the hammer head, in a forge hammer.
v. t.1.To furnish with a helve, as an ax.
[imp. & p. p. Helved ; p. pr. & vb. n. Helving.]

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awl, ax, axe, blade, brand, dagger, file, grip, haft, handgrip, handle, hold, knife, reap hook, reaping hook, sickle, steel, sticker, sword
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