You go not in gleaming steel and fretted mail to meet the bite of blade and crash of battle-ax.
Besides the spear a sword or a battle-ax hung at the side of each.
Another day he exercised the battle-ax, which he so dextrously wielded that he was passed knight of arms in the field.
In Bontoc the head weapon is a battle-ax, in Quiangan it is a long knife.
Given armor and a battle-ax, and nothing could have stood before him.
Its legs were severed from the body with the battle-ax and put in the pot.
As he said it, he swung his battle-ax and off popped the head of the dragon.
Even when the lad raised his battle-ax the dragon made no move.
The peace is sealed by some exchange, as of a battle-ax for a blanket, the people sued having the better part of the trade.
He looks as though 'he would rush out with a battle-ax on his shoulder to meet a chariot.'
An ill-tempered woman, esp a mean old woman; virago (1890s+)