Definitions

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  • n. An ancient military weapon.
  • n. This weapon borne on arms as a mark of prowess.
  • n. A formidable or belligerent woman

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Examples

  • It may be nobler to perish redhanded, to kill as many as your battle axe holds out to hack and then fall with an exultant yell and savage grin of fiendish delight on the hugh pile of bloody corpses, -- expiring with the solace and unction of having ten thousand wounds all in front.

    A Voice From the South

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