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Definitions for poleax
ˈpoʊlˌæks; -ˌæk sɪzpoleax

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. poleax, poleaxenoun

    an ax used to slaughter cattle; has a hammer opposite the blade

  2. poleax, poleaxeverb

    a battle ax used in the Middle Ages; a long handled ax and a pick

  3. poleax, poleaxeverb

    fell with or as if with a poleax


  1. poleaxverb

    Stunned; astonished;; as, we couldn't speak, poleaxed by the sight in fronnt fo us.


  1. poleax

    The poleaxe (also pollaxe, pole-axe, pole axe, poleax, polax) is a European polearm that was widely used by medieval infantry.


  1. poleax

    A poleax (or poleaxe) is a type of weapon, specifically a long-handled axe, traditionally used in the Middle Ages by foot soldiers and occasionally knights. It typically featured a hammer or spike on the back side of the blade for piercing armor, making it a versatile weapon. It was also used for ceremonial purposes, such as during knightings.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Poleaxnoun

    alt. of Poleaxe

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of poleax in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of poleax in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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