verb (used with object), helved, helv·ing.
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Origin of helve
OTHER WORDS FROM helvehelver, nounun·helved, adjective
Words nearby helve
Example sentences from the Web for helve
She searched his face with steady eyes, her hand on the ax-helve, in earnest effort to read his heart.
She disposed the ax to conceal it entirely beneath her long apron, her hand under the garment grasping the helve.
With the fall of the blow, and the shock of it running up the helve through arms and shoulders, they were completely awake.The Boss of Wind River|David Goodger (email@example.com)
He had taken but a few of these when the axe flew from the helve, narrowly missing the Professor's head.The Pony Rider Boys in New England|Frank Gee Patchin
His hands were playing with a pickaxe helve, as if he longed to have me under it.Lorna Doone|R. D. Blackmore