Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Furnished with an ax or with axes.
  • In masonry, dressed with a stone hammer to a smooth surface.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of axe.

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Examples

  • The Audit Commission alone, which the communities secretary, Eric Pickles, has axed, is facing nearly £500m in liabilities.

    Government's 'bonfire of the quangos' plan will cost as much as it saves

  • And Bryan Fuller, now that Pushing Daisies has been wrongly axed, is probably coming back to the staff.

    Tim Kring Blames Audience for the Suckage That is Heroes

  • Apparently, following protests by animal rights activists the sheep shearing competition has been axed from the line-up at the Kent County Show (held in Detling, near Maidstone, each July) this year.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • Apparently, following protests by animal rights activists the sheep shearing competition has been axed from the line-up at the Kent County Show (held in Detling, near Maidstone, each July) this year.

    "Sheep have rights too"

  • Flashing swiftly on, his sword axed into the second man's head a heartbeat before Akeba's steel buried itself in the man's ribs.

    Conan The Unconquered

  • Flashing swiftly on, his sword axed into the second man's head a heartbeat before Akeba's steel buried itself in the man's ribs.

    Conan The Unconquered

  • Braga recall axed keeper Mario Felgueiras for Celtic clash after injury crisis hits club

    The Daily Record - Home

  • Amanda Ross, the producer of the Richard & Judy book club, recently "axed" from digital TV, is looking for anew home - on terrestrial TV if publishers and booksellers have their way.

    PETRONA

  • Amanda Ross, the producer of the Richard & Judy book club, recently "axed" from digital TV, is looking for anew home - on terrestrial TV if publishers and booksellers have their way.

    Richard and Judy and other sales figures

  • Amanda Ross, the producer of the Richard & Judy book club, recently "axed" from digital TV, is looking for anew home - on terrestrial TV if publishers and booksellers have their way.

    Richard and Judy and other sales figures

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