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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of pickax.

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Examples

  • Himmler had had it dredged by several more feet for reasons unclear to the slave laborers who had pickaxed their way through the solid rock on which the tower rested.

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  • Â The story then jumps ahead 10 years to slow down and let us get used to some of these characters before they get pickaxed, as well.

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  • Pickaxe for Binz because she pickaxed Jewish women to death.

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  • In the field the previous spring he had accompanied the expedition beyond the "Big Lead" to 84° 29 ', and with the strength of his broad shoulders he had pickaxed the way.

    A Negro Explorer at the North Pole

  • March 19: We left camp in a haze of bitter cold; the ice conditions about the same as the previous day; high rafters, huge and jagged; and we pickaxed the way continuously.

    A Negro Explorer at the North Pole

  • As my horse about this time began to show signs of fatigue, and as Lawley's pickaxed most alarmingly, we turned them into some clover to graze, whilst we watched two brigades pass along the road.

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  • Barbican part of the shell of the house was still standing, roofless, disfloored, diswindowed, and pickaxed into utter raggedness, as so much rubbish yet waiting to be removed from the new railway gap.

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  • When I was last in Barbican part of the shell of the house was still standing, roofless, disfloored, diswindowed, and pickaxed into utter raggedness, as so much rubbish yet waiting to be removed from the new railway gap.

    The Life of John Milton

  • The movie, made by Sebastian Junger (wrote "Perfect Storm") and award winning videographer from Britain (now NYC), Tim Hetherington, it's about an incredible little band of paratroopers: the 173rd ARIBORNE - BATTLE Co,, that pickaxed a shelf out of the mountainside - pickaxed by night, filled sand bags with rock, and then got ready for the firefight that would start at first light.

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  • In the updated picture, Tom (Jensen Ackles) returns to his mining hometown on the 10th anniversary of the Valentine's night massacre, when townsfolk were pickaxed to death by a crazed killer.

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