axeless

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

axe +‎ -less

Adjective[edit]

axeless ‎(not comparable)

  1. Without an axe.
    • 1905, Scottish Mountaineering club journal: Volume 8
      ...it 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.