battleaxe


battleaxe
bat|tle|axe
also battleax AmE [ˈbætl-æks] n
1.) informal a very unpleasant woman who tries to control other people
2.) a large ↑axe used as a weapon in the past

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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