pax-wax

 the tendon of the neck. Norf. Called in Lancashire PEASEWEASE.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • pax|wax — «PAKS WAKS», noun. the tough, elastic ligament, composed of yellow, fibrous tissue, at the back of the neck of various quadruped mammals, by which the head is supported. ╂[apparently variant of Middle English faxwax, probably < Old English… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • wax — Car·bo·wax; chafe·wax; de·wax; pax·wax; wax; wax·berry; wax·er; wax·er·man; wax·haw; wax·i·ly; wax·i·ness; wax·man; woad·wax·en; wood·wax·en; bees·wax; de·wax·able; woad·wax; …   English syllables

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  • paxwax — pax·wax …   English syllables

  • packwax — Paxwax Pax wax , n. [For faxvax, fr. AS. fea? hair (akin to OHG. fahs) + weaxan to grow. See {Wax} to grow, and cf. {Faxed}, {Pectinate}.] (Anat.) The strong ligament of the back of the neck in quadrupeds. It connects the back of the skull with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Paxwax — Pax wax , n. [For faxvax, fr. AS. fea? hair (akin to OHG. fahs) + weaxan to grow. See {Wax} to grow, and cf. {Faxed}, {Pectinate}.] (Anat.) The strong ligament of the back of the neck in quadrupeds. It connects the back of the skull with dorsal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paxywaxy — Paxwax Pax wax , n. [For faxvax, fr. AS. fea? hair (akin to OHG. fahs) + weaxan to grow. See {Wax} to grow, and cf. {Faxed}, {Pectinate}.] (Anat.) The strong ligament of the back of the neck in quadrupeds. It connects the back of the skull with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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