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Synonyms for broadaxe

a large ax with a broad cutting blade


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Mandatory minimums were such a broad axe that they have produced unfair sentences," says Judge William Wilkins, chairman of the Sentencing Commission, a group Congress created back in 1984 to study the issue.
Sandburg notes: "The State street blocks south of 31st street are newspaper row, with the Defender, the Broad Axe, the Plaindealer, the Searchlight the Guide, the Advocate, the Whip, as weekly publications, and there are also illustrated monthly magazines such as the Half Century and the Favorite" (Chicago 51).
It will also feature handcrafted specialty brews, including Northern Light Lager, Brother Benedict's Bock, Broad Axe Stout and Duke of Wellington Pale Ale, as well as specialty cocktails and wines.
Village Shires to Newtown and Richboro offices May 1996 Ambler to Broad Axe, Maple Glen, Center Square and Ft.
The latest creation from gaming icon Tim Schafer and the award-winning team at Double Fine, Brutal Legend is a 3rd person Action/Adventure game starring Jack Black in the role of roadie Eddie Riggs, who sets on an epic quest to build an army of rockers with only a broad axe, a big block V8 and his faithful guitar in hand.
In line with the GOP's integrated strategy, the project activities are organized around three broad axes and involve five sectors in the areas of integrated development and human development with public sector management as cross-cutting axis.
Through statistical cluster analysis of the data, it is possible to identify three distinct groups of bank customers classifiable along the two broad axes of willingness to pay and perceptions of banks: the "Loyalists," the "Frugalists," and the "Distrusters.
In the old assembly hall upstairs the massive timbers which were whipsawn and hewn with broad axes are still in good condition.