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[pawl-steyv, pal-] /ˈpɔlˌsteɪv, ˈpæl-/

noun, Archaeology.
a bronze celt fitted into a split wooden handle.
(archaeol) a kind of celt, usually of bronze, made to fit into a split wooden handle rather than having a socket for the handle


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