Synonyms of 'shaft'
a vertical passageway into a mineold mine shafts
two new railway tunnels through the Alps
He took a shovel, dug a hole, and buried his possessions.
The toilets are up the stairs and along the passage to your right.
a rabbit's burrow
an underground passageway that connects the two buildings
Oil spilled into the channel following a collision between a tanker and a trawler.
the long straight narrow handle of a tool or golf cluba drive shaft
a ray or streak of lightA brilliant shaft of sunlight burst through the doorway.
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in the sense of barb
a cutting remarkThe barb stung her exactly the way he hoped it would.
in the sense of baton
a short stick or something shaped like oneI could see a baton being used vigorously.
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