shaft - noun

  • a line that forms the length of an arrow pointer
  • an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
  • a long rod or pole (especially the handle of an implement or the body of a weapon like a spear or arrow)
  • a column of light (as from a beacon)
  • the main (mid) section of a long bone
  • a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon
  • a vertical passageway through a building (as for an elevator)
  • (architecture) upright consisting of the vertical part of a column
  • a long vertical passage sunk into the earth, as for a mine or tunnel
  • a revolving rod that transmits power or motion
  • the hollow spine of a feather

  • shaft - verb

    shaft - thesaurus

    barb   beam   calamus   cheat   chicane   chouse   diaphysis   dig   gibe   irradiation   jibe   jockey   lance   quill   ray   scape   screw   shot   slam   spear