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zax

 (zăks)
n.
A tool similar to a hatchet, used for cutting and dressing roofing slates.

[Variant of sax, from Middle English, knife, from Old English seax; see sek- in Indo-European roots.]

zax

(zæks)
n
(Tools) a variant of sax1
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