heft

 the handle of a knife, &c.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • Heft — steht für: das Griffstück von Waffen und Werkzeugen, siehe Heft (Griffstück) zusammengeheftete Papierbögen ohne festen Einband, siehe Heft (Papier) und Broschüre das Paderborner Stadtmagazin Das Heft Heft (Aidenbach), Ortsteil der Marktgemeinde… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • heft´i|ly — heft|y «HEHF tee», adjective, heft|i|er, heft|i|est, adverb. Informal. –adj. 1. weighty; heavy: »a hefty load. This baby is a hefty armful …   Useful english dictionary

  • heft|y — «HEHF tee», adjective, heft|i|er, heft|i|est, adverb. Informal. –adj. 1. weighty; heavy: »a hefty load. This baby is a hefty armful …   Useful english dictionary

  • Heft — Heft, n. [From {Heave}: cf. hefe weight. Cf. {Haft}.] 1. The act or effort of heaving; violent strain or exertion. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] He craks his gorge, his sides, With violent hefts. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Weight; ponderousness. [Colloq.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Heft — Heft, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hefted} ({Heft}, obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hefting}.] 1. To heave up; to raise aloft. [1913 Webster] Inflamed with wrath, his raging blade he heft. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To prove or try the weight of by raising.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Heft — ¹Heft Griff, Schaft, Stiel. ²Heft a) Buch; (landsch.): Kladde. b) Nummer; (bildungsspr.): Faszikel. c) Broschur, Broschüre, Druckschrift, Prospekt. * * * Heft,das:1.〈geheftetePapierblätterbzw.bogen〉Broschüre;Faszikel(fachspr)–2.⇨ …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • heft — heft·er; heft·i·ly; heft·i·ness; heft; …   English syllables

  • heft — /hɛft / (say heft) verb (t) 1. to try the weight of by lifting. 2. to heave or lift.: *we ll jes heft that lead out to the tool house. –christina stead, 1940. –noun 3. weight; heaviness. 4. substance: a love story with some heft. {from heave} …   Australian English dictionary

  • heft — [heft] v [T] [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: heave] 1.) to lift something heavy heft sth onto/into etc sth ▪ He hefted his bag into the car. 2.) to lift or hold something in order to judge how heavy it is ▪ Quinn hefted the package in his hands …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Heft — Heft, n. Same as {Haft}, n. [Obs.] Waller. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Heft — Heft, n.; G. pl. {Hefte}. [G.] A number of sheets of paper fastened together, as for a notebook; also, a part of a serial publication. The size of hefts will depend on the material requiring attention, and the annual volume is to cost about 15… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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