10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AXE-BREAKER»
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Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases ...
[See M0k0.] Axe-breaker, u. name of a tree, Notelzza longz_'f0Zz'u, Vent., NO.
fusmiuew. I889. I. H. Maiden, 'Useful Native. Plants,' p. 579: “Axe-breaker. Wood
hard, closegrained and firm. Its vernacular name emphasizes its hardness.” Baal
Edward Ellis Morris, 2011
The Chambers Dictionary
axe -breaker (Auslr) any of several kinds of hard-wooded tree; axe -head; axe'
man ( US usu ax man) a man who carries or uses an axe; a man who plays a
guitar or (esp ja::) other musical instrument (slang); axe-stone a kind of jade used
Chambers concise dictionary
[Anglo-Saxon axs] ♢ have an axe to grind to have a personal, often selfish,
reason for being involved in something. axe-breaker > n, Aust any of several
native hardwood trees. axel /'aksal/or single axel >n, ice-skating a jump in figure
skating in ...
Slaying the Red Slayer: The First Humboldt Prior Adventure
Occasionally the expanses of fields and grazing lands were broken by stands of
Quebrachos or axe-breaker trees. “There are two more things,” I said. “First, to the
extent you can produce documentary material and specimens of the chemical ...
Condensed tannins are obtained from the barks of many species including
Acacia (wattle, mimosa), Schinopsis (quebracho - literally axe-breaker), Tsuga (
hemlock), Rhus (sumach) and Finns (pine). Condensed tannins are extremely
Disinformation Guide to Ancient Aliens, Lost Civilizations, ...
of iron”) as well as Ophir/Peru turned up in a Phoenician tomb; a wooden artifact
was found to be of Brazilian “Pau” (axe-breaker) wood. There is also the Paraiba
stone inscription (see below). What happened to end such a profitable trade?
Peoples of the Americas: Anguilla-Belize
These came to grow cotton or to cut down the hardwood tree known as the
quebracho (kay-BRAH-choh), or "axe breaker." The region is still thinly populated
today, and logging remains important for the economy. Sunflower seeds are also
Mabberley's Plant-book: A Portable Dictionary of Plants, ...
... Astrocaryum vulgare awlwort Subularia aquatica awun Alstonia congensis
awusa nut Plukenetia conophora axe-breaker Geijera paniculata Axinaea Ru ́ız
& Pav ́on. Melastomataceae. c. 25 trop. Am. R: BTBC 63(1936)211. Close to ...
... a single leg, I dodged the blows you dealt me. Some men are full of boasts,
brainless though they be. The axe-breaker's courage failed when it came to the
test of battle They took much loot there, and returned to the Barra Isles in the
Denton Fox, Hermann Pálsson, 1974
The Curse of Nemur: In Search of the Art, Myth, and Ritual ...
... “axe breaker.”—Trans. 5. This account is developed in the narrative sources of
Cordeu's “Aishtuwénte: Las ideas de deidad en la religiosidad chamacoco,”
published in various issues of Suplemento Antropológico (Asunción, Centro de ...
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The pursuit of usable beauty
... rainfall and constant fire, was unlike anything encountered: the frustrations of pioneers echo in colloquial names for timbers, like 'ironbark' and 'axe-breaker'. «The Monthly, Aug 09»