Meaning of AXLE in English

AXLE

/ ˈæksl; NAmE / noun

a long straight piece of metal that connects a pair of wheels on a vehicle :

the front / rear axle

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WORD ORIGIN

Middle English (originally axle-tree ): from Old Norse o̧xultré .

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.