Ax vs Axhandle - What's the difference?
As a proper noun ax
As a noun axhandle is
the handle of an ax.
(etyl) acsian, showing metathesis from ascian. The regular literary form until circa 1600.
* 1526 , (William Tyndale), trans. Bible , Acts I:
* 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
- When they were come togedder, they axed off hym, sayinge: Master wilt thou at this tyme restore agayne the kyngdom of israhel?