ax ax  /ˈæks/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle
  2. (v) chop or split with an ax
  3. (v) terminate

Synonym(s)

axe

News

  1. Luciano: Spare the Rod, but wield a snide ax

    As we wonder if rain will wash away summer as it did with spring, hot air blasts into our midst via Random Ax of Snideness. Another satisfied customer: In your criticism of the Rod Stewart focus in the All-America City video, you failed to mention the time spent by these young professionals hoping to do something good for the city of Peoria.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Peoria Journal Star

  2. Journalist fights to keep secret sources on Colorado theater shooting

    By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lawyers for a Fox News reporter who is being asked to reveal her anonymous sources in a story about last summer's shooting at a Denver-area movie theater asked a New York appeals court on Wednesday to quash a subpoena requiring her to appear in Colorado court. Jana Winter, a New York-based journalist, cited two unnamed law enforcement sources in reporting that ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. 'Ax Men' company facing foreclosure

    SUPERIOR, Wis. - An urban logging company featured on the History Channel's "Ax Men" series has three months to find a buyer before its forest, the Old Globe grain elevator, goes to a sheriff's sale.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Fargo Forum

Quotes

  1. "For years, sensational stories based on the allegations of ax-grinders -- have surfaced on the eve of the Tour for publicity reasons, and this article is simply no different," Armstrong said. "Lastly, I have too much work to do during this,...
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Lance Armstrong Source: DigitalJournal.com

  2. Gurria said deficit cuts should be done extra carefully and governments will "have to do a fine type of surgery instead of using an ax."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: José Ángel Gurría Source: The Associated Press

  3. "When they were prevented from attacking him by his followers the Christians hit someone with an ax and one Hindu died," Giriraj Kishore told reporters in New Delhi.
    on Dec 26, 2007 By: Kishore Kumar Source: Guardian Unlimited

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