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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A tool used for chopping wood.

Usage examples (37)
  • Len needed to find the axe if he was going to chop the log into kindling.
  • Cayne didn’t take long to show himself, an axe from the tool shed in his opaque hands.
  • axe wood
  • The axe is heavy and sharp, and I want no mistakes. for more
Tutoring comment
  • "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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