anchor ax

noun

Definition of anchor ax

: a crescent-shaped stone weapon once used in Brazil

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First Known Use of anchor ax

1897, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anchor ax was in 1897

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“Anchor ax.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anchor%20ax. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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