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1) Axe. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
..."To hang up one s axe." To retire from business, to give over a useless project. The allusion is to the ancient battle-axe, hung up to the gods when the fight was...

2) battle-axe. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...See battle-ax....

3) The Axe by Isabella Valancey Crawford. Edmund Clarence Stedman, ed. 1895. A Victorian Anthology, 1837-1895
...her face While the Great Worker brooded o er His work. 5 Bite deep and wide, O Axe, the tree! What doth thy bold voice promise me? I promise thee all joyous things...

4) Bad Axe River. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Bad Axe River, c.25 mi/40 km long, Vernon co., SW Wis., rises c.5 mi/8 km NW of Viroqua, flows SW to the Mississippi, nearly opposite Minn.-Iowa line, 20 mi/32 km...

5) Bad Axe. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Bad Axe, city (1990 pop. 3,484), Huron co., E Mich., c.55 mi/89 km NE of Saginaw; 43°47'N 83°00'W. RR junction and trade center for agr. area (beans, sugar beets,...

6) 81. Song of the Broad-Axe. Whitman, Walt. 1900. Leaves of Grass
...ores; Lands of coal, copper, lead, tin, zinc; LANDS OF IRON! lands of the make of the axe! 3 The log at the wood-pile, the axe supported by it; 25 The sylvan hut,...

7) ax, axe. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...are variant spellings of the wood-cutting tool s name; Americans generally use ax, the British axe, and both use a plural axes, pronounced AKS-iz. See SPELLING (1)....

8) axe. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...NOUN & Variant of ax1....

9) battle-ax or battle-axe. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...Informal. A person, traditionally a woman, who persistently nags or criticizes: fishwife, fury, harpy, scold, shrew, termagant, virago, vixen. See PRAISE....

10) 2 Kings 6. The Holy Bible: King James Version.
...The Axe Head Made to Float 1 And the sons of the prophets said unto Eli'sha, Behold now, the place where we dwell with thee is too strait for us. 2 Let us go, we...

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