lochaber ax

lochaber ax

Lochaber ax [lo-khah-buh r; English lo-kah-ber] EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun a Scottish battle-ax of the 16th century, having a tall, cleaverlike blade with a hook at its upper end. Liberaldictionary.com

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  • Origin of Lochaber ax First recorded in 1610–20; named after Lochaber, Scotland Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for lochaber ax Historical Examples of lochaber ax

  • The Lochaber-ax is only a slight alteration of the old English bill.

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