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. Staring at the original design for too long might make you crazy: the model too close at hand.
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.