Part of speech: noun

An edge tool for chopping, hewing, or the like.

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Usage examples "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", Charles Farrar Browne.
  2. " Me for the ax," said Wild Water. - "Smoke Bellew", Jack London.
  3. Then the ax will be very tight on the handle. - "The Cave Boy of the Age of Stone", Margaret A. McIntyre.