ice ax

noun

Definition of ice ax

  1. :  a combination pick and adze with a spiked handle that is used in mountain climbing

Illustration of ice ax

Circa 1800

First Known Use of ice ax

circa 1800


ICE AX Defined for English Language Learners

ice ax

noun

Definition of ice ax for English Language Learners

  • : a cutting tool that is used in mountain climbing


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