[ 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.
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Origin of Lochaber ax
First recorded in 1610–20; named after Lochaber, Scotland
Words nearby Lochaber ax
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Example sentences from the Web for Lochaber ax
The Lochaber-ax is only a slight alteration of the old English bill.A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland|Samuel Johnson