pole-axed

pole-axed

(ˈpəʊlækst) or

poleaxed

adj
stunned, as if hit with a poleaxe
Translations

pole-axed

poleaxed [ˈpəʊlækst] adj
to be pole-axed (mainly British)être scié(e)pole bean n (US)haricot m (à rames)
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England's debutant paceman Jofra Archer has Steve Smith pole-axed with a bouncer on the fourth day of the Lord's Test on Saturday.
This sentiment was re-echoed by Winston Churchill who is on record as saying that "all bad leaders should be pole-axed".
We don't see the women's squad diving or rolling around like they've been pole-axed.
Michael O'Neill's men were Pole-axed in a sun-drenched clash in the south of France.
There was some controversy at the King Power Stadium when striker Saido Berahino appeared to be pole-axed but Irvine played down the incident.
Wasilewski pole-axed the England Under-21 hitman as the pair chased a through-ball and, had Attwell spotted it, he would surely have shown a red card.
Hermione is usually cast as the neatly-pressed, icy blonde in everything from Cold Feet to Spooks, but in this, even before her waters break in truly jaw-dropping fashion, she's been pole-axed by flatulence, belching and leg cramps.
Forward Theo Walcott, meanwhile, remains doubtful for Saturday's evening kick-off at Carrow Road after he was pole-axed by San Marino goalkeeper Aldo Simoncini at Wembley and continues to receive treatment for what is understood to be a badly-bruised chest.
These twin blows completely pole-axed the Bay as dominant Halifax continued to run the show.
He was pole-axed. The same happened against Floyd Mayweather.
SLIPPERY SLOPE: Students make the most of the day off with some makeshift sledging in Greenhead Park Pictures by Peter Cottle (pcp020209Mweather-06); POLE-AXED: Stricken bus in Longwood (S)