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shafts

noun , plural of shaft

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1 a narrow sharply defined line of light radiating from an object
  • shafts of late-afternoon sunlight pierced the blinds and streaked the floor
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2 a weapon with a long straight handle and sharp head or blade
  • the footmen set their shafts so as to form a bank of steel against the enemy's charging cavalry
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