Definition of Common ax
1. Noun. An ax with a long handle and a head that has one cutting edge and one blunt side.
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Literary usage of Common ax
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1. The Romance of Evolution, and Its Relation to Religion by John Calvin Kimball (1913)
"Then he thought 'I'll make it a common ax.' So he heated it and hammered and hammered again, and as he did so, the less and less it looked like a common ax. ..."
2. Solid Geometry, with Problems and Applications by Herbert Ellsworth Slaught, Nels Johann Lennes (1911)
"Proof : If two planes intersect, they must have at least two points in common (Ax. III). But these two points determine a straight line which lies wholly in ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... ie the iliac portion of the caud-ilio-femoralis; ABX and В XY are less common; AX and XY arc rare and occur only in smaller groups, as in subfamilies or ..."