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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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.
So goes the story about using the ax to make the ax handle.
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.
SUNLAND -- The wife of a Sunland man who was bludgeoned with an ax handle last summer has asked police to renew efforts to find his killer.
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.
Gaither not only had his throat cut; he was beaten with an ax handle and then set atop a pile of burning tires.
When a store clerk came after him wielding an ax handle, Crawford was jailed.
SUNLAND -- A 38-year-old man was found dead Friday after being hit in the head with an ax handle, police said.
Applying the right amount of pressure on the ax handle is key to a winning toss, Maricle said.