axhammer

axhammer

[′aks‚ham·ər]
(design engineering)
An ax having one cutting edge and one hammer face.

axhammer

An ax for spalling or dressing rough stone; has either one cutting edge and one hammer face or two cutting edges.
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(5) 'The block [of sandstone] was first outlined by a thin ditch cut out with an axhammer and then removed from the line of the bed [...] Once removed from its bed, sandstone loses the water that it contains due to evaporation.