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- n. A heavy iron tool with a wooden handle; one end of the head is pointed, the other has a chisel edge.
- v. To use a pickaxe.
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- n. a heavy iron tool with a wooden handle and a curved head that is pointed on both ends
From Old French picois, later alteration due to folk etymology association with pick and axe. (Wiktionary)