Lochaber ax

[ lo-khah-buhr; English lo-kah-ber ]
/ lɒˈxɑ bər; English lɒˈkɑ bər /


a Scottish battle-ax of the 16th century, having a tall, cleaverlike blade with a hook at its upper end.

Origin of Lochaber ax

First recorded in 1610–20; named after Lochaber, Scotland
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