axe murderer

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EtymologyEdit

1924 axe murder +‎ -er It may possibly have entered the lexicon after the axe murders of Villisca, Iowa which happened in 1912 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Villisca_axe_murders http://www.villiscaiowa.com/ This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

NounEdit

axe murderer ‎(plural axe murderers)

  1. Agent noun of axe murder: one who axe murders; one who murders using an axe.
  2. (figuratively) Any incredibly dangerous person.
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