Ax vs Axhandle - What's the difference?

ax | axhandle |


As a proper noun ax

is .

As a noun axhandle is

the handle of an ax.

ax

English

Etymology 1

See .

Noun

(es)
  • (label)
  • Verb

    (es)
  • Etymology 2

    (etyl) acsian, showing metathesis from ascian. The regular literary form until circa 1600.

    Verb

    (es)
  • * 1526 , (William Tyndale), trans. Bible , Acts I:
  • When they were come togedder, they axed off hym, sayinge: Master wilt thou at this tyme restore agayne the kyngdom of israhel?
  • * 1979 , (Verna Mae Slone), What My Heart Wants to Tell , Kentucky 1988, p. 18:
  • *:‘I axed him if he knowed the way and he said he had not fergitten the lay of the land.’
  • English two-letter words English terms with multiple etymologies ----

    axhandle

    English

    Alternative forms

    * axehandle

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The handle of an ax.
  • (the handle of an ax) * Mòcheno: (t) (trans-mid) (trans-bottom)