from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A small, short-handled ax for use in one hand.
- noun A tomahawk.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A small ax with a short handle, designed to be used with one hand.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A small ax with a short handle, to be used with one hand.
- noun Specifically, a tomahawk.
- noun a thin, sharp face, like the edge of a hatchet.
- noun sharp-visaged.
- noun to make peace or become reconciled.
- noun to make or declare war. The last two phrases are derived from the practice of the American Indians.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A small light
axewith a short handle; a tomahawk.
- verb transitive To cut with a hatchet.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a small ax with a short handle used with one hand (usually to chop wood)
- noun weapon consisting of a fighting ax; used by North American Indians
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
That is a what you call a hatchet job, similar to, “why do you hate America” when discussing people who disagree with the Bush administration.
Cynthia McGuinness, mother of two young students, said it was painful to watch the board make cuts with what she described as a hatchet instead of a scapel.
How can it be bipartisan when republicans offer no ideas and simply walk away from the table ie orrin hatchet evman
Gerber makes quality gear and this hatchet is no exception.
You think the only place to bury the hatchet is in the other guyshead.
You think the only place to bury the hatchet is in the other guys head.
A hatchet is preferable to the regressives past failed techniques which included a U-haul packed with amo-nitrate.
The hatchet is a tool of beauty and the knife is the nastiest edge holding, high upswept point, deer gutting, peice of 6 inch fixed blade steel ever created as far as I'm concerned.
Swagger was in Laos, leading what was called a hatchet platoon, whose mission was to serve as a blocking force into which other units would drive main force VC and North Vietnamese formations for heavy engagement.
I hope Secretary of State-designate Clinton can find a spot for Samantha Power as they seem to have buried the hatchet from the primary days.