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  • noun Alternative spelling of axe head.

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Examples

  • Peering into the crate, Richard saw only darkness, as if the box were full of ink, but then something glinted silver, and — as if his eyes were adjusting to a moonlit night, instead of midafternoon sun — he saw the great silver crescent of an axehead, nestled among styrofoam packing peanuts that were, inexplicably, black instead of white.

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  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Police found preliminary evidence of blood in several rooms, on an axehead and under a steam vacuum cleaner.

    CNN Transcript Jan 22, 2009

  • Once the tree was sawn into sleeper lengths, it had to be barked by bruising blows from the back of the axehead.

    Wildwood

  • Peering into the crate, Richard saw only darkness, as if the box were full of ink, but then something glinted silver, and — as if his eyes were adjusting to a moonlit night, instead of midafternoon sun — he saw the great silver crescent of an axehead, nestled among styrofoam packing peanuts that were, inexplicably, black instead of white.

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  • Once the tree was sawn into sleeper lengths, it had to be barked by bruising blows from the back of the axehead.

    Wildwood

  • Kelsier Pushed himself backward, feeling the wind of an axehead swing beside his head.

    Mistborn

  • Then he swung with a two-handed blow, slamming the axehead through the Inquisitor's neck and into the wood behind.

    Mistborn

  • The matter of an axehead is the iron from which it is made.

    Substance

  • But he could not call in which quarter west lay, nor did the sky give much assistance in saying what the hour might be, for it held no bright spots, only the few colors of an old axehead.

    Cold Mountain

  • I cut a fresh piece of moose gut, and with my axehead I nail it to the tree a foot above the trap.

    The Greatest Survival Stories Ever Told

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