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n. (lb en UK dialectal) ashes.

Usage examples of "axen".

But now of wommen wolde I axen fayn, If thise assayes myghte nat suffise, What koude a sturdy housbonde moore devyse To preeve hire wyfhod or hir stedefastnesse, And he continuynge evere in sturdinesse?

Faraulf and others had made fun of him for sharpening his speech and his grammar rather than swords and axen.