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battle ax

symbol of wardship. [Western Folklore: Jobes, 163]

battle ax

symbol of military conflict. [Western Folklore: Jobes, 163]
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The TRX also features a reinforced fiber Troy Battle Ax buttstock and a Troy 13" TRX Extreme handguard.
Mother of two illegitimate sons by two fathers, a Central Casting battle ax more cunning than brainy, driven by a sense of miserable but conscientious maternalism, O'Hair made her case against religion as no polished lawyer or pointy-headed academic could have.
There is also an increase in the number of battle axes but the rise is not as substantial as in the other categories.
More than 25 fighters, each clad in 35kg of authentic medieval armour, attacked each other with swords, battle axes, and pole arms at the town's castle on Saturday.
In the wake of the session, Jreissati read the cabinet's decisions and noted that discussions dwelled on financial, social and livelihood affairs, with special focus on restoring stability in Tripoli by means of security measures currently implemented by the Army along the battle axes.
Other axes in the range include hunting axes, splitting hatchets, carving axes and even medieval battle axes.
Many "houses are surrounded by razor wire and electric fences." and people are buying crossbows, Zulu fighting spears, swords, battle axes, and pepper spray.
She plays up to her tag as a battle axe and admits: "I've written Christine Hamilton's Bumper Book of British Battle Axes. A battle axe is only a woman with balls.
The wealthy ruling classes weren't keen to put weapons into the hands of those they ruled; after all, unhappy peasants might turn the battle axes and crossbows on those in charge.
Wielding swords and battle axes may not seem like the safest occupation, but South Wales HMB team captain Griff Gigler insists the sport is not as dangerous as it sounds.
Raahhh Alexander Ironmonger with battle axes at the ready
39 arms, 54 cartridges, three battle axes and five fake drinks were recovered from the 72 suspects.