meataxe

meataxe

(ˈmiːtˌæks)
n
1. (Tools) a cleaver
2. mad as a meataxe informal Austral and NZ raving
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In short, China is a conveyer belt for the exports of dozens of countries in a complex and delicate global supply chain, one which Trump's meataxe tactics would demolish.
"This mindless meataxe will cause immense disruption and harm our economy and national security.
The Neanderthals actually went a step further, assigning themselves nicknames like "Meataxe," "Bulldog," "Fedora," and "Sourdough," which they have used in their email communications ever since.
Meataxe - a cleaver or (Australian) word for raving (e.g.
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