Definitions for battle axe

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word battle axe

Wiktionary

  1. battle axe(Noun)

    An ancient military weapon.

  2. battle axe(Noun)

    This weapon borne on arms as a mark of prowess.

  3. battle axe(Noun)

    A formidable or belligerent woman

Freebase

  1. Battle axe

    A battle axe is an axe specifically designed for combat. Battle axes were specialized versions of utility axes. Many were suitable for use in one hand, while others were larger and were deployed two-handed. Axes designed for warfare ranged in weight from just over 0.5 kg to 3 kg, and in length from just over 30 cm to upwards of 1.5 m, as in the case of the Danish axe or the sparth axe. Cleaving weapons longer than 1.5 m would arguably fall into the category of polearms.

Translation

Find a translation for the battle axe definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these battle axe definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"battle axe." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 21 Aug. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/battle axe>.

Are we missing a good definition for battle axe?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for battle axe: