noun, plural pick·ax·es.
verb (used with object), pick·axed, pick·ax·ing.
verb (used without object), pick·axed, pick·ax·ing.
- pickaback plane,
- pickaback plant,
- picked over,
Origin of pickax
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