from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of ax1.
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- n. A tool for felling trees or chopping wood etc. consisting of a heavy head flattened to a blade on one side, and a handle attached to it.
- n. An ancient weapon consisting of a head that has one or two blades and a long handle.
- n. A dismissal or rejection.
- n. A gigging musician's particular instrument, especially a guitar in rock music or a saxophone in jazz.
- v. To fell or chop with an axe.
- v. To terminate or reduce tremendously in a rough or ruthless manner.
- v. To lay off: to terminate a person's employment
- n. The axle of a wheel.
- v. To furnish with an axle.
- v. Alternative form of ask.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- See ax, axman.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See ax.
- n. ax.
- See ax.
- n. An English name of a native species of Lobelia, L. urens.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. chop or split with an ax
- v. terminate
- n. an edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle
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