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  • noun Plural form of axehead.

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Examples

  • The author described the flint arrowheads and axeheads of these people, and included drawings of each tool.

    Ancestral Passions

  • The author described the flint arrowheads and axeheads of these people, and included drawings of each tool.

    Ancestral Passions

  • I had barely enough time; spears quilled his side by my arm, axeheads thudded into his body around my fingers, all on the chance of a lucky hit.

    The Gates of Noon

  • He spied the glint of a few axeheads and soeel knives, perhaps stolen, perhaps gotoen in trade.

    A different flesh

  • Filled with high courage by the happy omen, Odysseus took an arrow, and, fitting it to the string, sent it with sure aim from the place where he sat along the whole line of axeheads, from the first to the last.

    Stories from the Odyssey

  • From this district the northern tribes of Indians derived their copper ornaments and axeheads.

    Pioneers in Canada

  • The three Indians at once undertook not only to put handles to the hammers, but to sharpen the stones intended for axeheads.

    The Wanderers Adventures in the Wilds of Trinidad and Orinoco

  • He became an expert in identifying and classifying urns, axeheads, Tang camels and Ming porcelain, and the baroque curios of the Qing court, selling to interested parties both inside and outside the Middle

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Yea, the day is approaching, the hateful day, which shall part me for ever from the house of Odysseus; and this shall be the manner of the trial whereby I will prove which of the wooers is to win me: I will set up twelve axes, like the trestles on which the keel of a ship is laid, in the hall, and he who can send an arrow through the line of double axeheads from the further end of the hall shall win me for his bride.

    Stories from the Odyssey

  • "abuse" access to social media, in just the same way as people have "abused" web access more generally, or email, or the phone, or their typewriters and so on back to the days that a few sneaky flint axeheads were tucked inside furs.

    blog dot org

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