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We found 59 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word shaft:
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General dictionaries General (33 matching dictionaries)
  1. shaft, the shaft: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. shaft, shaft, the shaft: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. shaft: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. shaft: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. shaft: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. shaft, shaft: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Shaft, shaft: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. shaft, the shaft: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. shaft: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. shaft: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. shaft: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. shaft: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. shaft: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. shaft (1), shaft (2): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. shaft: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. shaft: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. shaft: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. SHAFT, Shaft (Bernard Purdie album), Shaft (British band), Shaft (British electronica band), Shaft (Image Comics), Shaft (Isaac Hayes album), Shaft (Marvel Comics), Shaft (Mechanical Engineering), Shaft (New Zealand band), Shaft (TV series), Shaft (civil engineering), Shaft (company), Shaft (disambiguation), Shaft (film series), Shaft (franchise), Shaft (golf), Shaft (mechanical engineering), Shaft (movie), Shaft (novel), Shaft (penis), Shaft (rave band), Shaft (studio), Shaft: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Shaft: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. shaft: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. shaft: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. Shaft: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. shaft: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. SHAFT: Dictionary of Americanisms (1848) [home, info]
  25. Shaft: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  26. Shaft: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  27. shaft: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  28. shaft: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  29. shaft: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  30. shaft: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  31. shaft: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. shaft: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]
  2. SHAFT: The Britannia Lexicon (Middle Ages Glossary) [home, info]
  3. shaft: Glossary of Medieval Art and Architecture [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Shaft: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Shaft (film), shaft: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. shaft: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. Shaft (film), shaft: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Shaft: Castle Terms [home, info]
  2. SHAFT: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  3. shaft: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Shaft: Bird On! [home, info]
  2. Shaft: Eric Weisstein's World of Physics [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. shaft: English slang and colloquialisms used in the United Kingdom [home, info]
  2. the shaft: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. SHAFT: Glossary of Canoe Terminology [home, info]
  2. Shaft, shaft, shaft: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]
  4. shaft: Golfer's Dictionary [home, info]
  5. Shaft: Sports Definitions [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (7 matching dictionaries)
  1. Shaft: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. Shaft: Glossary of Coal Mining Terms [home, info]
  3. shaft: Glossary of Medieval Architecture [home, info]
  4. SHAFT: Mining Terms used in mid 1800's [home, info]
  5. SHAFT: Lake and Water Word Glossary [home, info]
  6. SHAFT: Reliance Electric motor terms [home, info]
  7. shaft: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (shaft)

noun:  a long rod or pole (especially the handle of an implement or the body of a weapon like a spear or arrow)
noun:  a vertical passage into a mine
noun:  (architecture) upright consisting of the vertical part of a column
noun:  a vertical passageway through a building (as for an elevator)
noun:  a line that forms the length of an arrow pointer
noun:  a revolving rod that transmits power or motion
noun:  the main (mid) section of a long bone
noun:  an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect ("She threw shafts of sarcasm")
noun:  the hollow shaft of a feather
noun:  a long pointed rod used as a weapon
noun:  obscene terms for penis
noun:  a column of light (as from a beacon)
verb:  equip with a shaft
verb:  defeat someone in an expectation through trickery or deceit

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