EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AXLE
Upon the axle of the winding pulley there is a break pulley, p.
And when he turned the corner, there lay the missing piece from the axle by the city wall.
He looked more closely, and the axle of his cart had disappeared.
And then he realized that the pear-tree which the bonze had chopped down must have been his axle.
She released the jack under the axle, and the wheel dropped to the ground.
He was snuffing at the splashes of axle “dope” on the ground beneath the wagon.
The axle replaced, all adjourned to their respective tents to prepare a meal.
Some ten miles out we broke an axle and left car and driver and went on afoot.
It rests on posts which have pieces of iron on them under the ends of the axle.
A wheel on an axle is to be made, large enough to reach the necessary height.
"pole or pin upon which a wheel revolves," Middle English axel-, from some combination of Old English eax and Old Norse öxull "axis," both from Proto-Germanic *akhsulaz (cf. Old English eaxl, Old Saxon ahsla, Old High German ahsala, German Achsel "shoulder"), from PIE *aks- "axis" (see axis). Found only in compound axle-tree before 14c.