stone ax

noun

1
: a stonecutter's ax : axhammer
2
: a prehistoric stone implement similar to an ax head compare grooved ax, hand ax, perforated ax

Word History

Etymology

Middle English stanax, stonax, from Old English stānæx, from stān stone + æx ax

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“Stone ax.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stone%20ax. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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