Part of speech: noun

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

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Usage examples "axe":

  1. This morning, Mr. Hill that lives in Axe- yard was here on board with the Vice- Admiral. - "Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright", Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke.
  2. Measure the axe, measure the tree; and which goes down first? - "One of Our Conquerors, Complete", George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009.
  3. The mill ceased to flow, and then the prince took an axe and cut the beautiful vine at its root. - "The Old-Fashioned Fairy Book", Constance Cary Harrison.