curtal ax

noun cur·tal ax \ˈkər-təl-\
variants: or

curtle ax

Definition of curtal ax


  1. :  cutlass

Origin and Etymology of curtal ax

modification of Medieval French coutelas

First Known Use: circa 1580

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