jedding ax

noun
jed·​ding ax | \ ˈjediŋ- \

Definition of jedding ax

: a stonecutter's ax with a flat face and a pointed peen

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History and Etymology for jedding ax

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jedding%20ax. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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