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]


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