ax handle

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: handle - the handle of an axax handle - the handle of an ax      
ax, axe - an edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle
handgrip, handle, grip, hold - the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
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textile worker was abducted, beaten to death with an ax handle, and thrown onto a pyre of burning tires.
Witnesses told police the suspects were carrying an undersize baseball bat and an ax handle, but it was unclear whether they were used in the attack.
Reveles grabbed the ax handle, leaped a backyard wall, and sprinted to Chen as other neighbors began circling the dogs.
Family Fun Day Guests can ride in the stagecoach, take a boat ride on the Quinebaug River, and enjoy classic early 19th-century games like tug-of-war (called French and English back then), "base ball'' using an ax handle for a bat, hoop rolling and marbles; also fishing in the millpond and crafts are offered.
He was found lying near his idling car and pronounced dead at the scene, a broken ax handle nearby, police said.
Grafton then struck the victim with a stick or ax handle and tried to stab him with the broken shaft of a golf club, deputies said.
Referred to as Ax Handle Saturday, It was never about a hot dog and a Coke chronicles the racial and political climate of Jacksonville, Florida in the late fifties, the events leading up to that infamous day, and the aftermath.
When Steven Eric Mullins, 25, and Charles Monroe Butler, 21, were arrested for allegedly beating Gaither, 39, to death with an ax handle, law enforcement officials said the pair's reason was that "they got tired of him being gay.
is beaten to death with an ax handle and his body left on a pile of burning tires by Steven Mullins and Charles Butler.
He said the crimes occurred during a single incident 15 years ago, when Lorenzini hit a woman with a 14-inch ax handle while trying to rob her.