Definition of broadax in English:


Syllabification: broad·ax
Pronunciation: /ˈbrôdˌaks
(also broadaxe)


  • An ax with a wide head and a short handle.
    More example sentences
    • With broadaxes, adzes, and other tools of days gone by, crews continuously repair the park's buildings.
    • If you use a broadax, hew the log face perpendicular to the ground rather than parallel, as shown here.
    • The main tools were cross-cut saws, handsaws, broadaxes, axes, spokeknives, and pocketknives.

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