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broadax

noun broad·ax \ˈbrȯd-ˌaks\

Definition of broadax

  1. :  a large ax with a broad blade



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of broadax

before 12th century

Variants of broadax

or

broadaxe

play \ˈbrȯd-ˌaks\

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