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synonyms for axes

  • adz
  • chopper
  • hatchet
  • tomahawk
  • shaft
  • support
  • stem
  • hinge
  • pole
  • stalk
  • axle
  • pivot
  • spindle
  • turning point
  • arbor
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They struck hard blows with their stone axes, which the animals learned to fear.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
Those behind pressed forward, only to bite the dust, like their comrades, under the spears and axes of the Scots.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Tom took one of the axes and chopped a small hole in the top of the cave, some distance above the door.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
Almost at the same moment two devils leaped from the ground and with their axes struck Granville and his sister from behind.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
I encountered no Indians, although axes and knives 347 on the ground showed where they had been stationed before retiring.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
Them fellers that went down to fight the Apaches was painted up's savage's meat-axes.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
The form is an ellipse with axes of 620 and 513 feet, the building covering nearly six acres of ground.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
Demanding with sharp battle axes Instant payment of big taxes.
A HUMOROUS HISTORY OF ENGLANDC. HARRISON
One of the dogs got caught in it and was nearly killed before we cut it free with our axes.
THE DEVIL-TREE OF EL DORADOFRANK AUBREY
While the king had been accompanied by twenty-four lictors, the consul was permitted only twelve, and the axes were taken away.
THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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