Curtle ax
Curtal ax Cur"tal ax` (?ks`), Curtle ax Cur"tle ax`, Curtelasse Curte"lasse (k?rt"las). A corruption of {Cutlass}. [1913 Webster]

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  • curtle-ax — curtlax, curtle ax(e see curtal axe …   Useful english dictionary

  • curtle ax — noun see curtal ax …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • curtle ax — noun see curtal ax * * * /kerr tl/ curtalax …   Useful english dictionary

  • curtle ax — /kerr tl/ curtalax. * * * …   Universalium

  • curtle-axe — curtlax, curtle ax(e see curtal axe …   Useful english dictionary

  • Curtal ax — Cur tal ax (?ks ), Curtle ax Cur tle ax , Curtelasse Curte lasse (k?rt las). A corruption of {Cutlass}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • curtal ax — or curtle ax noun Etymology: modification of Middle French coutelas Date: circa 1580 archaic cutlass …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Curtelasse — Curtal ax Cur tal ax (?ks ), Curtle ax Cur tle ax , Curtelasse Curte lasse (k?rt las). A corruption of {Cutlass}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • curtalax — /kerr tl aks /, n. Archaic. cutlass. Also, curtle ax. [1570 80; var. (by folk etym.) of earlier curtilace, appar. < dial. It cortelazo, assimilated var. of It coltellaccio hunting knife, equiv. to coltell(o) ( < L; see CULTELLUS) + accio n.… …   Universalium

  • curtalax — /kerr tl aks /, n. Archaic. cutlass. Also, curtle ax. [1570 80; var. (by folk etym.) of earlier curtilace, appar. < dial. It cortelazo, assimilated var. of It coltellaccio hunting knife, equiv. to coltell(o) ( L; see CULTELLUS) + accio n.… …   Useful english dictionary

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