ax
Pronunciation Noun

ax (plural axes)

  1. (American spelling) Alternative form of axe#English|axe
Verb

ax (axes, present participle axing; past and past participle axed)

  1. (American spelling) Alternative form of axe#English|axe
Verb

ax (axes, present participle axing; past and past participle axed)

  1. (now, dialectal or nonstandard, especially, AAVE) Alternative form of ask
    1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Acts I:
    When they were come togedder, they axed off hym, sayinge: Master wilt thou at this tyme restore agayne the kyngdom of israhel?
    1979, Verna Mae Slone, What My Heart Wants to Tell, Kentucky 1988, p. 18:
    ‘I axed him if he knowed the way and he said he had not fergitten the lay of the land.’

Ax
Proper noun
  1. Surname



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