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'shaft' - used as a noun
1. a line that forms the length of an arrow pointer
2. an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
she threw shafts of sarcasm
3. a long rod or pole (especially the handle of an implement or the body of a weapon like a spear or arrow)
4. a column of light (as from a beacon)
5. the main (mid) section of a long bone
6. obscene term for penis
7. a long pointed rod used as a weapon
8. a vertical passageway through a building (as for an elevator)
9. (architecture) upright consisting of the vertical part of a column
10. a vertical passage into a mine
11. a revolving rod that transmits power or motion
12. the hollow spine of a feather

'shaft' - used as a verb
13. equip with a shaft
14. defeat someone in an expectation through trickery or deceit

derived forms
1. Shaft / Plural
shafts
2. Shaft / Past
shafted
3. Shaft / Third Person
shafts
4. Shaft / Present Participle
shafting
Variations of 'shaft'
 
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