noun, plural ax·men.
- axis traction,
- axis-traction forceps,
- axminster carpet,
Origin of axman
Examples from the Web for axman
The smell of campfire hangs in the air above the axman—30-year-old Brooklynite Alex Hiller.
Where Ruth stood she cocked her head to listen to the strokes of the axman.Ruth Fielding in the Great Northwest|Alice B. Emerson
Evidently Casey was disappointed not to get another cursing, for he turned to his comrade, McDermott, an axman.The U.P. Trail|Zane Grey
If I were fit to stay and work for you––as an axman––anything!Out of the Depths|Robert Ames Bennet
The axman brought down his blade with his full strength three times, and the fibers of the tree cracked and began to give way.The Boy With the U. S. Survey|Francis Rolt-Wheeler
If this young man Jones is any kind of an axman, he and I can cut the trees and build the pen in half a day.Jack the Young Trapper|George Bird Grinnell