jedding ax


jed·​ding ax
: a stonecutter's ax with a flat face and a pointed peen

Word History


jedding alteration of jadding, present participle of jad to make a long deep hole in a rock, from jad, such a hole, of unknown origin

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“Jedding ax.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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