Weight; heaviness; bulk.
v. heft·ed, heft·ing, hefts
1. To lift (something) in order to judge or estimate its weight.
2. To hoist (something); heave.
To have a given weight; weigh.
[Middle English, from heven, to lift; see HEAVE.]
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