One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a wooden shaft about a yard long’
pole, stick, rod, staff, shank, upright
handle, hilt, butt, stock, stem
historical pikestaff, thill
2‘the shaft of a feather’
3‘shafts of early sunlight’
ray, beam, gleam, streak, pencil, finger, bar
4‘shafts of criticism’
cutting remark, barb, gibe, taunt, sting
5‘the main shaft was impassable’
mineshaft, tunnel, passage, pit, adit, downcast, upcast
duct, air shaft, well, light well, flue, vent
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