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 Welsh Government is investing more than 500,000 in site infrastructure works to expand Presteignes Broadaxe Business Park to meet the growing demand for accommodation from business.
The latest PS500k project is at Presteigne's Broadaxe Business Park and involves the construction of a new road.
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Silversides, Broadaxe to Flying Shear: the Mechanization of Forest Harvesting East of the Rockies (Ottawa 1997), 123.
His broadaxe, related to the medieval-era weapon, was used to hew beams from logs.
It is hard to find a good broad hatchet--a small, broadaxe with a wide cutting edge beveled on only one side, like a chisel; this special bevel makes it easier to hew to a line.
Thus, in surface appearance at least, the ancient land--once so dark and shadowy, so mystical and inviolate--appears conquered and docile, bludgeoned into submission by the mighty English broadaxe and the muscular backs of the yeomanry until there is nothing left but an insignificant "fringe of woods" surrounding the clear-cut landscape (James, "The Ash-tree" 40).