from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In botany, shaped like an ax or a hatchet; dolabriform.
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He had one of those narrow, ax-shaped heads, with close-set eyes, a blade-thin nose, and no chin to speak of.
Simmons did his fire-breathing and blood-dripping-from-mouth routines before a couple of cables impressively whipped him and his ax-shaped bass to the top of the stage's light rigging where he performed "I Love It Loud."