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Definition of "battle-axe" [battle-axe]

  • A sharp-tongued domineering wife (noun)
  • A broadax used as a weapon (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "battle-axe" in a sentence
  • "In the corner, by the salmon sofa, Betsy Jones, the battle-axe defender of the old guard, took measure of the room."
  • "I play what looks like a double-neck '65 Gibson SG, but is actually a modified battle-axe forged in Orcan foundries of Elfin gristle."
  • "While you all know that the dwarf detective is one for the low-tech solutions like Beatrice and a good battle-axe, you may not know that the award-winning The Case of The Singing Sword: A Billibub Baddings Mystery is now available for the iPhone!"