noun, plural pick·ax·es.
verb (used with object), pick·axed, pick·ax·ing.
verb (used without object), pick·axed, pick·ax·ing.
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"I should think you might guess," replied George quietly, while putting down his pickax and taking off his coat.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
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
Then, muttering to himself, he brought out pickax and spade and began his work.Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year|E.C. Hartwell
I began to dig in the rock, yet was obliged to desist for want of a pickax, shovel, and wheel-barrow.
Jack and Alfonso were supplied with a pickax, a shovel and a basket.The Slave of the Mine|Bracebridge Hemyng