Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of hatchet.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Reading now, you'd think that Brownites and Blairites were hunting each other down the corridors of Westminster with hatchets, which is not what happened.

    October 4th, 2006

  • Being at once satisfied that the flints called hatchets had really been fashioned by the hand of Man, he urged Mr. Prestwich, by letter, thoroughly to explore the geology of the valley of the Somme.

    The Antiquity of Man

  • Macás, generally purchasing iron implements, such as hatchets and knives.

    The Andes and the Amazon Across the Continent of South America

  • "When the savages discovered that the surviving Eskimo had gained the shore above-mentioned, the Northern Indians began to plunder the tents of the deceased of all the copper utensils they could find; such as hatchets, bayonets, knives, &c, after which they assembled on the top of an adjacent hill, and, standing all in a cluster, so as to form

    Pioneers in Canada

  • And when, at the end of an hour, Van Horn passed Jerry into the sternsheets of the whaleboat and followed, he left on the beach a stunned and wondering royal black, who, more than ever before, was respectful of the dynamite-compounded white men who brought to him stick tobacco, calico, knives and hatchets, and inexorably extracted from such trade a profit.

    CHAPTER X

  • Negative comments far outweighed praise throughout 1942 trades I canvassed, and the mainstream press, when it could be bothered, took out hatchets as well.

    When Superman wasn’t so super | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources – Covering Comic Book News and Entertainment

  • They dined with a priest and visited a local carpenter, with whom they evaluated an array of hatchets.

    Bloodlust

  • I wish more “hatchet men/women” were taking their hatchets to Cheney and the rest much more often and more viciously.

    Think Progress » Despite Opposing Withdrawal From Iraq, Cheney Takes Credit For Withdrawal Success

  • A few moments later, she emerged, wearing a carving belt filled with dozens of blades, from axes and hatchets to knives and chisels.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • Halfway through this ecstatic dance, the axes slid back into the belt, and the hatchets came out.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

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