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 Meanings and Examples of AX
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ax
 v.  chop or split with an ax
Classic Sentence:
1  Nay, yo mun ax 'er,' he replied callously, in broad vernacular.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 6
2  'Dunna ax me nowt now,' he said.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 14
3  Tha can ax me iverything after.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 14
4  An ax will be useful, a hunting spear not bad, but a three-pronged fork will be best of all: a Frenchman is no heavier than a sheaf of rye.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER X
5  Tikhon with equal accuracy would split logs with blows at arm's length, or holding the head of the ax would cut thin little pegs or carve spoons.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER V
6  He had a musketoon over his shoulder and an ax stuck in his girdle.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER VI
7  His eyes, of the usual blue, were perhaps remarkably cold, and he certainly could make his glance fall on one as trenchant and heavy as an ax.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Context  Highlight   In I
8  One instant after, the heavy step of a marine who served as sentinel was heard in the corridor--his ax in his girdle and his musket on his shoulder.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 50 CHAT BETWEEN BROTHER AND SISTER
Example Sentence:
1  He hacked the box apart with the ax.
2  He fell the tree with a dozen blows of his ax.
3  He struck off the branch with a single chop of the ax.