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battleaxe Saltos de línea: battle|axe
Pronunciación: /ˈbat(ə)laks/
(US also battleax)

Definición de battleaxe en inglés:


1A large broad-bladed axe used in ancient warfare.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Weaponry consisted of battleaxes, thrusting spears and daggers for the infantry, while the leaders in their battlewagons carry sheafs of javelins.
  • Most of the Order of Tomanâk's knights were medium or heavy horse who fought with lance, sword, battleaxe, or mace.
  • They armed themselves with a range of dangerous weapons such as battleaxes and knives deployed in frequent fights for control and authority in and around the mining complexes.
poleaxe, axe, pike, halberd, tomahawk, war mattock, mace
2 informal A formidably aggressive older woman: a battleaxe with inflexible house rules
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • So I went to Woolworths (I wasn't going to confront one of those painted battleaxes in House of Fraser) and bought some brown mascara.
  • Women in uniform were portrayed as brainless glamour girls, in the military for a good time, or as man-hating battleaxes.
  • The town's most eligible young widow - well, older than he is by about ten years, but still, far from being the battleaxe he'd imagined her to be - is definitely coming on to him.
harridan, dragon, crone, witch, hag, gorgon, ogress, hellcat, harpy, tartar, martinet, termagant, virago, fury;
informal old bat, old bag, bitch
archaic scold
rare Xanthippe
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