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battle–ax

noun bat·tle–ax \ˈba-təl-ˌaks\

: an ax with a large blade that was used as a weapon in the past

: an unpleasant older woman who speaks in an angry way and tries to control others

Full Definition of BATTLE-AX

1
:  a broadax formerly used as a weapon of war
2
:  a usually older woman who is sharp-tongued, domineering, or combative

Variants of BATTLE-AX

bat·tle–ax or bat·tle–axe \ˈba-təl-ˌaks\
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First Known Use of BATTLE-AX

14th century
BATTLE-AX Defined for Kids

battle–ax

noun bat·tle–ax \ˈba-təl-ˌaks\

Definition of BATTLE-AX for Kids

:  an ax with a broad blade formerly used as a weapon

Variants of BATTLE-AX

bat·tle–ax or bat·tle–axe \ˈba-təl-ˌaks\

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