Shaftman
Shaftman Shaft"man, Shaftment Shaft"ment, n. [AS. sceaftmund.] A measure of about six inches. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • shaftman — shaft·man …   English syllables

  • shaftman — ]f(t)mən noun (plural shaftmen) : one who sinks, inspects, or repairs mine shafts …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shaftment — Shaftman Shaft man, Shaftment Shaft ment, n. [AS. sceaftmund.] A measure of about six inches. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Roanoke, Virginia — For the metropolitan area, see Roanoke metropolitan area. For unsuccessful colonization attempt, see Roanoke Colony. Roanoke, Virginia   City …   Wikipedia

  • Opera Roanoke — is professional opera company in Southwest Virginia presenting fully staged productions and a variety of smaller scale presentations each year. The company is resident in Shaftman Performance Hall at Jefferson Center, Opera Roanoke serves a wide… …   Wikipedia

  • shanker — ˈshaŋkə(r), aiŋ noun ( s) 1. : one whose work consists of making or fastening on shanks 2. : shaftman …   Useful english dictionary

  • shanksman — ˈshaŋksmən, aiŋ noun (plural shanksmen) Etymology: shank s (gen. of shank) (I) + man : shaftman …   Useful english dictionary

  • shaft|man — «SHAFT MAN, muhn; SHAHFT », noun, plural men. a man employed to sink shafts or to keep shafts in repair: »a colliery shaftman …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”