axletree

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noun ax·le·tree \ˈak-səl-(ˌ)trē\

Definition of axletree

  1. :  axle 1b(1)

Origin and Etymology of axletree

Middle English axeltre, from Old Norse ǫxultrē, from ǫxull axle + trē tree


First Known Use: 14th century

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