curtal ax


cur·​tal ax ˈkər-tᵊl- How to pronounce curtal ax (audio)
variants or curtle ax

Word History


modification of Middle French coutelas

First Known Use

circa 1580, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of curtal ax was circa 1580

Dictionary Entries Near curtal ax

Cite this Entry

“Curtal ax.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!