Sentence Examples


  • She gripped the handle of the axe more tightly, hands clammy.
  • A moment later, he dropped the axe and ran.
  • Fighting Weapons.The battle-axe has been described above with axes.
  • While the use of the bow and arrow does not seem to have occurred to them, the spear and axe are in general use, commonly made of hard-wood; the hatchets of stone, and the javelins pointed' with stone or bone.
  • A socalled "paletta" (a bronze plate with a handle - possibly a bell or a votive axe or a simple pendant) with a figure of a horse on one side and a votive inscription on the other, belonging to the 5th or 4th century B.C., was found in 1899 at a great depth close to the church of S.