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broadax

or broad·axe

[ brawd-aks ]
/ ˈbrɔdˌæks /
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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.
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Origin of broadax

before 1000; Middle English brodax,Old English brādæx.See broad, ax
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