Definition of double-bitted axe in English:

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double-bitted axe

noun

chiefly North American
Another term for double axe.
Example sentences
  • The boss, his lieutenants, the cook, and cookees sit in front; lowly ‘swampers,’ or road builders, with their double-bitted axes, stand out-of-focus at the rear.
  • Chipped double-bitted axes are common artifacts found in most sections of eastern Oklahoma.
  • Double-bitted axes were a classic product of Yankee ingenuity that spread to Canada's West Coast.
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