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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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.
They talked about earning a living by hewing out railroad ties with a broad axe, and bragged about how many cross ties (whatever those are) they could carry to load on a wagon.
Sometimes, though, Flynn tosses aside his analytic scalpel and grabs a broad axe, and when he starts grinding said axe, it's time for caution.