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or ax·man (ăks′mən)
n. pl axe·men or ax·men (ăks′mĕn′)
1. One who wields an axe.
2. Slang One assigned to perform a task involving ruthless reduction, as of a workforce or budget.
3. Slang One who plays a guitar or saxophone, especially in a band or for hire.


(ˈæksmən) or


n, pl -men
1. a man who wields an axe, esp to cut down trees
2. a person who makes cuts in expenditure or services, esp on behalf of another: the chancellor's axeman.
3. (Pop Music) slang US a man who plays a musical instrument, esp a guitar
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1 singles to help lead the Axmen to a sweep over the Lancers.
A new clip from the film posted on Sunday shows Alice and Ada Wong fighting two axmen in true "Resident Evil" style.
Voters also approved an article transferring a portion of Martin Road Park to the Board of Selectmen and allowing selectmen to lease the park to the Douglas Axmen youth soccer club.
He angrily ordered axmen to chop down trees and fill the crater with them so the column could continue on.
So far, the JRLA have hosted the West Yorkshire Police RL (2006) and the Royal Air Force RL (2008) and in 2007 Jamaica sent their first representative side to compete against the Jacksonville Axmen in Florida.
Though majestic, the view also captures the history of mountains under siege since the first axmen invaded the pristine forests.
Where forests were encountered, axmen had to cut a twenty-four-foot-wide swath, or "visto." Frequent, meticulous, and laborious astronomical observations located the line with the best instruments available.
Its teeth of steel,--its Jaws, Axmen,--its Life's Blood, Disbursement.
All lumber company employees should he notified that such trees are not to be cut, damaged by felling adjacent trees, or scarred by careless axmen ...
The first line of axmen was cut down by enemy fire and was replaced by a second and third line.
You'd have to come to meeting already knowing that there's something more to a tree than wood, bark, and leaves as the Indians and the old-time French-Canadian axmen did, and the way a few modern woodsmen and women still do.