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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A tool used for chopping wood.

Usage examples (36)
  • Len needed to find the ax if he was going to chop the log into kindling.
  • And that ax is what the guards and the Germans feared.
  • I like most of the Gerber products i've used, for the money. this ax is no different.
  • Not saying misery loves company, but the ax is falling rather indiscriminately this year. for more
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  • "Ask" (request) permission before using an "ax"/"axe" (tool with a heavy head fixed to a handle) to cut firewood. You can use "axes" (tool for heavy chopping) to cut down trees. The earth spins on its "axis" (mathematical straight line).
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