battle-axe

Definitions of battle-axe
  1. noun
    a broadax used as a weapon
    synonyms: battle-ax
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    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. noun
    a sharp-tongued domineering wife
    synonyms: battle-ax
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    type of:
    married woman, wife
    a married woman; a man's partner in marriage
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