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

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

Part of: halberd, halbert

Encyclopedia: Battle-ax