saxes


saxes

noun Informal.

  1. saxophone.

noun

  1. Comte Her·mann Mau·rice de [erman maw-rees duh] /ɛrˈman mɔˈris də/, 1696–1750, French military leader: marshal of France 1744.
  2. French name of Saxony.

noun

  1. a short, single-edged sword of ancient Scandinavia.

noun

  1. the French name for Saxony

noun

  1. Hermann Maurice (ɛrman mɔris), comte de Saxe. 1696–1750, French marshal born in Saxony: he distinguished himself in the War of the Austrian Succession (1740–48)

noun

  1. a tool resembling a small axe, used for cutting roofing slate

noun

  1. informal short for saxophone

n.1923, colloquial shortening of saxophone.

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