Definition of Common ax
1. Noun. An ax with a long handle and a head that has one cutting edge and one blunt side.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Common Ax
Literary usage of Common ax
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Romance of Evolution, and Its Relation to Religion by John Calvin Kimball (1913)
"Then he thought 'I'll make it a common ax.' So he heated it and hammered and hammered again, and as he did so, the less and less it looked like a common ax. ..."
2. Solid Geometry, with Problems and Applications by Herbert Ellsworth Slaught, Nels Johann Lennes (1911)
"Proof : If two planes intersect, they must have at least two points in common (Ax. III). But these two points determine a straight line which lies wholly in ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... ie the iliac portion of the caud-ilio-femoralis; ABX and В XY are less common; AX and XY arc rare and occur only in smaller groups, as in subfamilies or ..."