From Middle English schaftmonde, from Old English sceaftmund (“a palm, a palm's length”), equivalent to shaft + mound (“hand”).
"shaftment." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 15 July 2019. <https://www.yourdictionary.com/shaftment>.
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