Broadaxe
Broadax Broad"ax`, Broadaxe Broad"axe`, broad-axe road-axe, broad-ax road-ax, n. 1. An ancient military weapon; a battle-ax. [1913 Webster]

2. An ax with a broad edge, for hewing timber. [1913 Webster]


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  • Broadaxe — A broadaxe is a large headed axe. Usually one side is flat and the other side beveled, though sometimes both sides are beveled. With one bevel the handle may curve away from the flat side to allow a flush stroke when hewing a flat plane on a… …   Wikipedia

  • broadaxe — noun see broadax …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • broadaxe — noun A large axe, with a broad blade, once used as a weapon and also used for hewing timber …   Wiktionary

  • broadaxe — /ˈbrɔdæks/ (say brawdaks) noun 1. a large axe with a broad head, as an axe for hewing timber. 2. a battleaxe. Also, US, broadax …   Australian English dictionary

  • broadaxe — noun a large ax with a broad cutting blade • Syn: ↑broadax • Hypernyms: ↑ax, ↑axe • Hyponyms: ↑battle ax, ↑battle axe * * * noun see …   Useful english dictionary

  • Broadax — Broad ax , Broadaxe Broad axe , broad axe road axe, broad ax road ax, n. 1. An ancient military weapon; a battle ax. [1913 Webster] 2. An ax with a broad edge, for hewing timber. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • broad-ax — Broadax Broad ax , Broadaxe Broad axe , broad axe road axe, broad ax road ax, n. 1. An ancient military weapon; a battle ax. [1913 Webster] 2. An ax with a broad edge, for hewing timber. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • broad-axe — Broadax Broad ax , Broadaxe Broad axe , broad axe road axe, broad ax road ax, n. 1. An ancient military weapon; a battle ax. [1913 Webster] 2. An ax with a broad edge, for hewing timber. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • broadax — or broadaxe noun Date: before 12th century a large ax with a broad blade …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Lumber — Timber redirects here. For other uses, see Timber (disambiguation). Timber in storage for later processing at a sawmill …   Wikipedia

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