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broadax

[brawd-aks] /ˈbrɔdˌæks/
noun, plural broadaxes
[brawd-ak-siz] /ˈbrɔdˌæk sɪz/ (Show IPA)
1.
an ax for hewing timber.
2.
an ax with a broad head, used as a battle-ax.
Also, broadaxe.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English brodax, Old English brādæx. See broad, ax
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