刀斧手

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Chinese[edit]

knife hatchet hand; convenient; -er
simp. and trad.
(刀斧手)

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • to-pó͘-chhiú/to-pú-chhiú - vernacular;
  • to-hú-siú - literary.

Noun[edit]

刀斧手

  1. (archaic) executioner; headsman
  2. (archaic) any (imperial) guard who carries a weapon