poleaxe

DEFINITIONS OF: poleaxe

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n an ax used to slaughter cattle; has a hammer opposite the blade

Synonyms:
poleax
Type of:
ax, axe
an edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle

n a battle ax used in the Middle Ages; a long handled ax and a pick

Synonyms:
poleax
Type of:
battle-ax, battle-axe
a broadax used as a weapon

v fell with or as if with a poleax

Synonyms:
poleax
Type of:
cut down, drop, fell, strike down
cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow

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