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Dolabra

A Roman axe.

Dolabra fossoria.
The pickaxe used by miners and excavators. Dolabra pontificalis. The priest's hatchet for slaughtering animals.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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