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Noun: battle-axe  ba-t(u)l aks
  1. A broadax used as a weapon
    - battle-ax [US]
     
  2. A sharp-tongued domineering wife
    - battle-ax [US]

Derived forms: battle-axes

Type of: broadax [US], broadaxe, married woman, wife, wifey [informal]

Part of: halberd, halbert

Encyclopedia: Battle-axe