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Definitions of helve

  1. the handle of a weapon or tool Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The handle of an ax, hatchet, or adze. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The lever at the end of which is the hammer head, in a forge hammer. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A forge hammer which is lifted by a cam acting on the helve between the fulcrum and the head. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To furnish with a helve, as an ax. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The handle of an ax; the handle of a forge hammer. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. A handle: the handle of an axe or hatchet. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. To furnish with a handle, as an axe. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. Handle of an axe. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. The handle, as of an ax or hatchet. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. The handle of an axe or hatchet. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. To furnish with a helve, as an axe. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. To furnish with a helve. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. helv, n. the handle of an axe or hatchet: the handle of a forehammer.--v.t. to furnish with a handle, as an axe.--n. HELVE'-HAMM'ER, a trip-hammer. [A.S. hielfe, helfe, a handle.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  15. Handle of weapon or tool; throw the h. after the Hatchet. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  16. [A.S.] Handle of an axe or hatchet. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  17. [A.S.] Head of an axe or hatchet. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  18. n. [Anglo-Saxon] The handle of an axe or hatchet; sometimes the head of the axe. Cabinet Dictionary

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