Lochaber ax
Lochaber ax Loch*a"ber ax", Lochaber axe Loch*a"ber axe" n. [So called from Lochaber, in Scotland.] A weapon of war, consisting of a pole armed with an axhead at its end, formerly used by the Scotch Highlanders. [1913 Webster]

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