battle-axe

Primary Meanings of battle-axe

1.
n
a broadax used as a weapon
2.
n
a sharp-tongued domineering wife
Full Definitions of battle-axe
1

n a broadax used as a weapon

Synonyms:
battle-ax
Types:
Lochaber ax
a battle-ax formerly used by Scottish Highlanders
poleax, poleaxe
a battle ax used in the Middle Ages; a long handled ax and a pick
Type of:
broadax, broadaxe
a large ax with a broad cutting blade
2

n a sharp-tongued domineering wife

Synonyms:
battle-ax
Type of:
married woman, wife
a married woman; a man's partner in marriage

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