Origin of palstave
Examples from the Web for palstave
It is nothing else than the old Scandinavian "paalstaf," the "palstave" or "winged celt" of English antiquaries.The Folk-Tales of the Magyars|Various
It is not always easy to discriminate unhesitatingly between the true axe-head and the palstave.The Archaeology and Prehistoric Annals of Scotland|Daniel Wilson
The flat axes are distinguished by the side stops and in some cases the transition from palstave to socketed axe can be seen.