What does the word ax mean?

Usage examples for ax

  1. Sittin down by the road side, I drawd up the follerin list of questions, which I proposed to ax the peple I visited: Wat's your age? – The Complete Works of Artemus Ward, Part 1 by Charles Farrar Browne
  2. " Me for the ax," said Wild Water. – Smoke Bellew by Jack London
  3. Then the ax will be very tight on the handle. – The Cave Boy of the Age of Stone by Margaret A. McIntyre