or broad·axe

[ brawd-aks ]
/ ˈbrɔdˌæks /

noun, plural broad·ax·es [brawd-ak-siz] /ˈbrɔdˌæk sɪz/.

an ax for hewing timber.
an ax with a broad head, used as a battle-ax.

Origin of broadax

before 1000; Middle English brodax, Old English brādæx. See broad, ax Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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