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See definition of battleaxe on Dictionary.com
  • as inold bag
  • as inbattle-ax

synonyms for battleaxe

  • old bat
  • old battleaxe
  • old dame
  • old girl
  • old prune
  • old witch
  • shrew
  • virago
  • nag
  • fury
  • scold
  • harpy
  • hag
  • harridan
  • termagant
  • fishwife
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How to use battleaxe in a sentence

He was unequalled with javelin or dart, with battleaxe or mace, and he became the most famous archer of his day.
INDIAN MYTH AND LEGENDDONALD ALEXANDER MACKENZIE
The Count took his stand against a post, and, armed with a battleaxe, defended himself with great bravery.
FOUR ARTHURIAN ROMANCESCHRETIEN DETROYES
With sword and battleaxe I can, I trust, hold my own with any man; but my brain is dull when it comes to hatching schemes.
A KNIGHT OF THE WHITE CROSSG.A. HENTY
Naram Sin is armed with battleaxe and bow, and his helmet is decorated with horns.
MYTHS OF BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIADONALD A. MACKENZIE
He generally carried, besides his bow and arrows, a short spear or javelin, and sometimes bore also a short sword or a battleaxe.
THE SEVEN GREAT MONARCHIES OF THE ANCIENT EASTERN WORLD, VOL 2. (OF 7): ASSYRIAGEORGE RAWLINSON
The fierce old Zulu had no gods and worshipped nought, unless it were his battleaxe.
ALLAN QUATERMAINH. RIDER HAGGARD
Every man of them wore linked mail, with shield and lance and sword, while at every saddlebow hung a mace or battleaxe.
WITH THE BLACK PRINCEWILLIAM OSBORN STODDARD
It is, he says, three cornered in shape, something like the head of a battleaxe.
A BOOK OF DISCOVERYMARGARET BERTHA (M. B.) SYNGE
He carried a bow and arrows at his back, and in his hand a battleaxe that he had bought at Raithu.
HOMO SUM, COMPLETEGEORG EBERS
Antaeus went clad in the skin of a Maenalian bear, and wielding in his right hand a huge two-edged battleaxe.
THE ARGONAUTICAAPOLLONIUS RHODIUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BATTLEAXE

  • battleaxe
  • fishwife
  • fury
  • hag
  • harpy
  • harridan
  • nag
  • scold
  • shrew
  • termagant
  • virago
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.