Palstave

A type of axe made of bronze.
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Palstave

Pal'stave` noun [ Danish paalstav .] A peculiar bronze adz, used in prehistoric Europe about the middle of the bronze age. Dawkins.
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Palstave

• (n.) A peculiar bronze adz, used in prehistoric Europe about the middle of the bronze age.
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palstave

(from the article `hand tool`) ...continued the tradition of the knee-shaft handle. Another type of metal head was given a wide slot, by either forging or casting, into which a ...
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Palstave

A palstave is a type of early bronze axe. It was common in the mid-Bronze Age in northern, western and south-western Europe. In the technical sense, although precise definitions differ, an axe is generally deemed to be a palstave if it is hafted by means of a forked wooden handle kept in place with high, cast flanges and stop bar. The axe should b...
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