noun, plural pick·ax·es.
verb (used with object), pick·axed, pick·ax·ing.
verb (used without object), pick·axed, pick·ax·ing.
Examples from the Web for pickax
At the first stroke of the pickax it is ten to one but what you are taken up for a trespass.An English Grammar|W. M. Baskervill and J. W. Sewell
After that somebody took a pickax and cracked in my jaw with it.Behind the Beyond|Stephen Leacock
We got over the heavy floe-ice, to find ourselves confronted with jagged, rough ice, where we had to pickax our way.A Negro Explorer at the North Pole|Matthew A. Henson
Jack and Alfonso were supplied with a pickax, a shovel and a basket.The Slave of the Mine|Bracebridge Hemyng
Mrs. Surratt said to Mr. Morgan: "I am so glad you officers came here to-night, for this man came here with a pickax to kill us."Between the Lines|Henry Bascom Smith