nounchiefly North American
Another term for double axe.
- 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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