Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The head or iron of an ax. Ancient ax-heads, formed of stone and sometimes of bronze, are called celts.

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Examples

  • Elisha threw a light stick on the water, and the ax-head floated to the surface.

    Making Ax-Heads Float

  • Elisha threw a light stick on the water, and the ax-head floated to the surface.

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  • She snorted, ran at the guard, dodged the ax-head, and swung at him awkwardly with her hoofs, banging the ax-staff out of his hands, then knocking him out with a blow to his head.

    GUARDIAN OF THE VEIL

  • Turlogh dropped his ax-head to the floor and his head was bowed.

    People of the Dark

  • One of the horns flew from his helmet; then the ax-head itself fell away, and the same blow that severed the handle, bit through the Viking's helmet into the scalp beneath.

    People of the Dark

  • He caught the sword of the first man on his ax-head and crushed in the wielder's breast with a murderous counter-stroke before he could step back or parry.

    The Bloody Crown Of Conan

  • He caught the sword of the first man on his ax-head and crushed in the wielder's breast with a murderous counter-stroke before he could step back or parry.

    The Bloody Crown of Conan

  • He caught the sword of the first man on his ax-head and crushed in the wielder's breast with a murderous counterstroke before he could step back or parry.

    The Conan Chronicles

  • He caught the sword of the first man on his ax-head and crushed in the wielder's breast with a murderous counterstroke before he could step back or parry.

    The Hour Of The Dragon

  • At the foot of this pine was found a short, decayed ax-handle, and a broad-bladed, old-fashioned ax-head.

    History of the Donner Party, a Tragedy of the Sierra

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