Definition for Shaft (-s)

shaft (-s), n. [OE 'make, create, shape'.]

  1. Headstone; grave marker.
  2. Dart; flash; [fig.] snake; serpent; ophidian.
  3. Handle of a weapon; long part of a spear; wooden projectile for an arrow.
  4. Pole; straight object.
  5. Pit; tunnel; entrance into a mine; long narrow opening.

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