What Is a Poleaxe?

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Poleaxe is a weapon that was used in the middle ages and which consisted of a broad, short axe blade mounted on a wooden shaft. It was used as a resourceful weapon against knights on horseback. Towards the end of the medieval age, it was strengthened and reinforced with metal rims.
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pole·axe
[pohl-aks]
NOUN [PLURAL POLE·AX·ES, POLE·AXED, POLE·AX·ING.]
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An ax, usually with a hammer opposite the cutting edge, used in stunning and slaughtering animals.
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I believe you mean polecat. It's another name for a civets or skunks. Poleaxe is 1. An ax having a hammer face opposite the blade, used to slaughter cattle. 2. A medieval battle-ax
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or pole·axe (pōl'ăks') n. An ax having a hammer face opposite the blade, used to slaughter cattle. A medieval battle-ax consisting of a long shaft ending in an ax
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poleaxe: fell with or as if with a poleax; an ax used to slaughter cattle; a battle ax used in the Middle Ages
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