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English definition of “battleaxe”

battleaxe

noun [C] (WEAPON) UK (US battle-ax)     /ˈbæt.l̩.æks/ US  /ˈbæt̬-/
a large axe used as a weapon in the pastHand weaponsHandguns and rifles
(Definition of battleaxe noun (WEAPON) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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