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axe +‎ -less


axeless (not comparable)

  1. Without an axe.
    • 1905, Scottish Mountaineering club journal: Volume 8 was probably this condition that caused the fatal accident to an ice-axeless tourist on Ben More ten or a dozen years ago.
    • 1938, Osbert Guy Stanhope Crawford, Antiquity: Volume 12
      Another chapter deals with the axeless microlithic culture...
    • 1990, Linda Svendsen, Words we call home: celebrating creative writing at UBC, page 297:
      He wears his chain for a belt and, axeless, swings it for a weapon.