noun, plural broad·ax·es [brawd-ak-siz] /ˈbrɔdˌæk sɪz/.
Examples from the Web for broadax
The joists above and below were made of logs, the upper ones squared with a broadax.History of Linn County Iowa|Luther A. Brewer
A broadax was, you know, twelve or fourteen inches wide and the handle was curved a little.
Our floor was of maple split with wedges and hewed out with a broadax.
Our table was made of puncheons split with a wedge and hewed with a broadax.
We had a broadax and we drove it into a block of wood and used it for an anvil.Then and Now|Robert Vaughn