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jedding ax

[jed-ing] /ˈdʒɛd ɪŋ/
noun
1.
a stonemason's ax, similar to a kevel, having a head with one flat and one pointed face.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; jedding, variant of jadding (jad cutting in a quarry (< ?) + -ing1)
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