Definition of Common ax

1. Noun. An ax with a long handle and a head that has one cutting edge and one blunt side.

Exact synonyms: Common Axe, Dayton Ax, Dayton Axe
Generic synonyms: Ax, Axe

Lexicographical Neighbors of Common Ax

common ageratum
common alder
common alders
common allamanda
common amsinckia
common ancestor
common antigen
common antilog
common antilogarithm
common apricot
common area
common areas
common arrowhead
common ash
common ashes
common ax (current term)
common axe
common baldness
common bamboo
common barberry
common barley
common basal vein
common basil
common bean
common bean plant
common beans
common bearberry
common beech
common beet
common bile duct

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 ..."

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