broadaxe

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broad·axe

also broad·ax  (brôd′ăks′)
n.
An axe with a wide flat head and a short handle.

broadaxe

(ˈbrɔːdˌæks)
n
(Tools) a type of axe with a large blade
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.broadaxe - a large ax with a broad cutting blade
ax, axe - an edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle
battle-ax, battle-axe - a broadax used as a weapon
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If the traveller tell us truly, strike the savage with a broad axe and in a day or two the flesh shall unite and heal as if you struck the blow into soft pitch, and the same blow shall send the white to his grave.
Then I brought them out all my store of tools, and gave every man a digging-spade, a shovel, and a rake, for we had no barrows or ploughs; and to every separate place a pickaxe, a crow, a broad axe, and a saw; always appointing, that as often as any were broken or worn out, they should be supplied without grudging out of the general stores that I left behind.
Billy Beartup of Griffons, a woodman by training and birth, a tenant farmer by misfortune of marriage, had laid his broad axe at her feet a month before.
The broad axe was used to hew one or more sides of a log into a flat surface.
We lived in a tent for three years while building our own log home, with use of horses, chainsaw and a broad axe.
CUTLINE: (1) Colin Novick, executive director of the Greater Worcester Land Trust, holds a broad axe, used to hand hewn signs, and posts.
Brutal Legend is a third person Action/Adventure game starring Jack Black in the role of roadie, Eddie Riggs, who sets on an epic quest to build an army of rockers with only a broad axe, a big block V8 and his faithful guitar in hand.
Accessories include a Norman helmet, broad axe, round shield and sword.