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Definition of "hefting" []

  • Present participle of heft. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hefting" in a sentence
  • "There was the usual lingering hesitation which is apt to attend the taking-up of any regular or monotonous performance, shown in this instance in the prolonged scrutiny of a pick's point, the solemn selection of a shovel, or the "hefting" or weighing of a tapping-iron or drill."
  • ""hefting" and sometimes weighing of birds on the barn scales."
  • ""'Well, Ben,' says Sam, kind of hefting his sword out from between his knees, 'as your superior officer I could court-martial you for attempted cowardice and desertion."
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