noun, plural pole·ax·es [pohl-ak-siz] /ˈpoʊlˌæk sɪz/.
verb (used with object), pole·axed, pole·ax·ing.
Origin of poleax
noun, plural pole·ax·es [pohl-ak-siz] /ˈpoʊlˌæk sɪz/, verb (used with object), pole·axed, pole·ax·ing.
Examples from the Web for poleaxed
Historical Examples of poleaxed
The sentry fell to the ground like a poleaxed steer and lay still.The Revolt on Venus
And I suppose if we strangled the children and poleaxed the husbands it would leave women free for higher culture.All Things Considered
G. K. Chesterton
I should simply have been poleaxed and dropped overboard, while the yacht sailed away.A Coin of Edward VII
As if poleaxed, the green man fell; and both the adventurers recovered their feet.The Heads of Apex