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ἀξῑ́ν-η, ἡ, axe-head, ἀξίνην ἐύ̈χαλκον ἐλαί̈νῳ ἀμφὶ πελέκκῳ Il.13.612.

2. battle-axe (expl. as δίστομος πέλεκυς by Hsch.), ib.15.711, cf. Hdt.7.64.

3. axe for hewing wood, X.An.1.5.12, Ev.Matt.3.10, Ev.Luc.3.9. (Cf. Goth. aqizi, OE. æx, Lat. ascia (fr. *acsia).)