Definition of axeman's carnival in English:

axeman's carnival

noun

Australian, NZ
  • A programme of competitive woodchopping and sawing events.

    ‘celebrations included a race meeting, illuminations, and an axeman's carnival’
    • ‘The audience surrounded the playing area, as at a football game or an axeman's carnival.’
    • ‘An axeman's carnival is held on the sports ground on New Year's Day.’
    • ‘Some members of the regiment took part in an axeman's carnival.’
    • ‘An axeman's carnival will take place this afternoon.’
    • ‘It's the site of the annual Axeman's Carnival.’