noun Figure Skating.
Origin of axel
Examples from the Web for axel
Four prisoners, Axel and Oscar (who turned out to be good guys) and Tomas and Andrew (thugs), all died as well.A Primer For ‘The Walking Dead’ Season Four Premiere|Melissa Leon|October 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Is an Adrian or an Austin more likely to be sensitive; an Axel more of a renegade; an Andrew more of an old-fashioned guy?
"You will miss your train," said Axel, pulling out his watch.
"Well, good-night," she added in English, holding out her hand to Axel.
She had relatives there, however; one in particular—a Baron von Ziegelmundt and his son Axel.Cleek of Scotland Yard|Thomas W. Hanshew
Axel is so dreadfully profound, and if a poor girl cannot always follow it, why it is nothing to be astonished at.On the Seaboard|August Strindberg
And when she had heard all that could be told her there, she was going to Axel himself.
Word Origin for axel
skating jump, 1930, named for Norwegian skater Axel Paulsen (1855-1938).