twibill

twibill

[twahy-bil]
noun
1.
a mattock with one arm like that of an adz and the other like that of an ax.
2.
Archaic. a double-bladed battle-ax.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English, Old English. See twi-, bill3

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twibill or twibil (ˈtwaɪˌbɪl)
 
n
1.  a mattock with a blade shaped like an adze at one end and like an axe at the other
2.  archaic a double-bladed battle-axe
 
[Old English, from twi- two, double + bill sword, bill³]
 
twibil or twibil
 
n
 
[Old English, from twi- two, double + bill sword, bill³]

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