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Shaft 1Definition: The slender, smooth stem of an arrow; hence, an arrow.
Shaft 2Definition: The long handle of a spear or similar weapon; hence, the weapon itself; (Fig.) anything regarded as a shaft to be thrown or darted; as,
shafts of light.
Shaft 3Definition: That which
resembles in some degree the stem or handle of an arrow or a spear; a long, slender part, especially when cylindrical.
Shaft 4Definition: The trunk, stem, or stalk of a plant.
Shaft 5Definition: The stem or midrib of a feather.
Shaft 6Definition: The pole, or tongue, of a vehicle; also, a thill.
Shaft 7Definition: The part of a candlestick which
supports its branches.
Shaft 8Definition: The handle or helve of certain
tools, instruments, etc., as a hammer, a whip,
Shaft 9Definition: A pole, especially a Maypole.
Shaft 10Definition: The body of a column; the cylindrical pillar between the capital and base (see
Illust. of Column). Also, the part of a chimney above the roof. Also, the spire of a steeple.
Shaft 11Definition: A column, an obelisk, or other
spire-shaped or columnar monument.
Shaft 12Definition: A rod at the end of a heddle.
Shaft 13Definition: A solid or hollow cylinder or bar, having one or more
journals on which it
revolves, and intended to carry one or more
wheels or other revolving
parts and to transmit power or motion; as, the shaft of a steam engine.
Shaft 14Definition: A humming bird
(Thaumastura cora) having two of the tail
feathers next to the middle ones very long in the male; called also cora humming bird.
Shaft 15Definition: A
well-like excavation in the earth, perpendicular or nearly so, made for reaching and raising ore, for raising water,
Shaft 16Definition: A long passage for the admission or outlet of air; an air shaft.
Shaft 17Definition: The chamber of a blast furnace.
shaft 18Definition: the hollow shaft of a feather
shaft 19Definition: a revolving rod that
transmits power or motion
shaft 20Definition: a long rod or pole (especially the handle of an implement or the body of a weapon like a spear or arrow)
shaft 21Definition: a vertical passage into a mine
shaft 22Definition: (architecture) upright consisting of the vertical part of a column
shaft 23Definition: a vertical passageway through a building (as for an elevator)
shaft 24Definition: a long pointed rod used as a weapon
shaft 25Definition: obscene terms for penis
shaft 26Definition: the main (mid) section of a long bone
shaft 27Definition: an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead''"; "she threw
shafts of sarcasm"; "she
takes a dig at me every chance she
shaft 28Definition: a line that
forms the length of an arrow pointer
shaft 29Definition: a column of light (as from a beacon)
shaft 30Definition: defeat someone in an expectation through trickery or deceit
shaft 31Definition: equip with a shaft