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helve

noun \ˈhelv\

Definition of HELVE

:  a handle of a tool or weapon :  haft

Examples of HELVE

  1. <the head of the ax was crudely lashed to a wooden helve>

Origin of HELVE

Middle English, from Old English hielfe; probably akin to Old English helma helm
First Known Use: before 12th century

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