a number of shafts.
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How to use shafting in a sentence
The government has been shafting veterans since the Civil War and the modern VA does well at upholding that tradition.The Military Teaches Soldiers Strength; the VA Teaches Veterans to Beg | Chris Miller | August 30, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
On the following day Sigurd went to her apartment, and Alsvid stood outside the door shafting arrows.The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson | Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
Between these hulls were placed the paddle-wheels, working upon the shafting propelled by horses.A History of the City of Brooklyn and Kings County Volume II | Stephen M. Ostrander
Long sheds are erected and shafting extends down both sides of the shearing place.Textiles | William H. Dooley
Twenty or more shearers will be lined up in one of these sheds, each man operating a clipping machine connected with the shafting.Textiles | William H. Dooley
The entire shafting in the shops must be kept in operation the entire year, often for less than 50 per cent.
British Dictionary definitions for shafting
an assembly of rotating shafts for transmitting power
the stock from which shafts are made
architect a set of shafts
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