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an edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle
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a large ax with a broad cutting blade
an ax with a long handle and a head that has one cutting edge and one blunt side
an ax that has cutting edges on both sides of the head
an ax that has a long handle and a head with one cutting edge and a point on the other side
a small ax with a short handle used with one hand (usually to chop wood)
an ax used by mountain climbers for cutting footholds in ice
an ax used to slaughter cattle; has a hammer opposite the blade
a broadax used as a weapon
a short-handled hatchet with a broad blade opposite a hammerhead
a hatchet that has a cleft for pulling nails
a hatchet with a broad blade on one end and a hammer head of the other
any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge)
chop or split with an ax
cut with a hacking tool
bring to an end or halt
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