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Noun: axe  aks
  1. [Brit, Cdn] An edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle
    - ax [US]
     
  2. (music) a musician's instrument, especially a guitar in rock music or a saxophone in jazz
Verb: axe  aks
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: ax)
  1. Chop or split with an axe
    "axe wood";
    - ax [US]
     
  2. Suddenly or harshly cancel or dismiss
    "they will axe the research program";
    - ax [US]

Derived forms: axing

Type of: chop, edge tool, end, hack, terminate

Encyclopedia: Axe