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Noun: pickaxe  'pik,aks
  1. A heavy iron tool with a wooden handle and a curved head that is pointed on both ends
    "they used pickaxes and sledges to break the rocks";
    - pick, pickax [US]
Verb: pickaxe  'pik,aks
  1. Hit with a pickaxe
    - pickax

Derived forms: pickaxes, pickaxed

Type of: edge tool

Encyclopedia: Pickaxe