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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pole·ax, Pole·axe  n.  Anciently, a kind of battle-ax with a long handle; later, an ax or hatchet with a short handle, and a head variously patterned; -- used by soldiers, and also by sailors in boarding a vessel.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an ax used to slaughter cattle; has a hammer opposite the
           blade [syn: poleax]
      2: a battle ax used in the Middle Ages; a long handled ax and a
         pick [syn: poleax]
      v : fell with or as if with a poleax [syn: poleax]