from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An ancient axe or hatchet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A rude ancient ax or hatchet, seen in museums.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Roman antiquity, a cutting or digging implement of various shapes, used, according to shape and purpose, as a hatchet, an ax, a knife, a chisel, a mattock, or a pickax.


Latin, from dolare to hew. (Wiktionary)



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