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helve

The handle of an ax, adz, hatchet, etc.
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The freight taken here consisted of many packs of ax helves shaved out of white hickory.
Onthe street of cobbled stones, Helves and fishermen make their home.
Took the men out in the evening with pick helves to chase hares, which caused great amusement.
It was really e game of two helves lost year for us with the second six months seeing a significant slowdown of the decline from 14% down year-on-year for the first six months to 6% for the letter six months.