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Lochaber ax

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Lochaber ax a battle-ax formerly used by Scottish Highlanders
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Lochaber ax A weapon of war, consisting of a pole armed with an axhead at its end, formerly used by the Scotch Highlanders.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
So called from Lochaber, in Scotland

Usage

In literature:

The Lochaber-ax is only a slight alteration of the old English bill.
"A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland" by Samuel Johnson
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