helve definition

  • noun:
    • A handle of something, such an ax, chisel, or hammer.
    • The handle or haft of an instrument or weapon.
    • The handle of an ax, hatchet, or adze.
    • The lever at the end of the hammer head, in a forge hammer.
    • A forge hammer which can be lifted by a cam acting on the helve between your fulcrum together with mind.
    • The handle of an ax, adz, or hatchet.
    • The shank of a forge-hammer or trip-hammer: additionally useful for the entire hammer.
    • the handle of a weapon or tool
  • verb:
    • To furnish (an axe, etc.) with a helve.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To furnish with a helve, as an ax.
  • others:
    • To furnish with a helve or handle, as an ax.

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