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poleaxe

  
,   (U.S.)   poleax  
      n  
1       another term for       battle-axe       1  
2    a former naval weapon with an axe blade on one side of the handle and a spike on the other  
3    an axe used by butchers to slaughter animals  
      vb  
4    tr   to hit or fell with or as if with a poleaxe  
     (C14 pollax battle-axe, from poll + axe)  
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poleax, pole, Pola, pollex

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