verb (used with object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM heftheft·er, nounun·heft·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for heft
Its heft may scare away some casual readers, but Rough Country is surprisingly accessible.
In a room off the living room, saddles lounge everywhere you look, finely tooled leather saddles, things of great weight and heft.
The Daily Pic: 1930s paint samples help Morgan Fisher get at abstraction's heft.
Despite its heft, The Hobbit opened last weekend to an impressive $84.8 million, a new December record.
The Daily Pic: In 1978, Daniel Joseph Martinez made shadows have heft.
Step Hen told him dryly, which of course was a little thrust at the heft of the stout scout.The Boy Scouts Along the Susquehanna|Herbert Carter
Addison scoffed at the scheme; but to show how well it was working, Halstead took us downstairs and had us "heft" the turkey.A Busy Year at the Old Squire's|Charles Asbury Stephens
Considering the difference in our heft, I take it Ive got a birds appetite compared with you and Josh here—pound for pound.Motor Boat Boys Down the Danube|Louis Arundel
She could heft a bar'l of flour as easy as I can flirt a flapjack.Roughing It|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
A little after Osberne turns to John and sees his knife lying on the board, a goodly one, well carven on the heft.The Sundering Flood|William Morris