from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A light ax formerly used as a tool or weapon by certain Native American peoples.
- noun A similar implement or weapon.
- transitive verb To strike with or as if with a tomahawk.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Specifically, to cut sheep when shearing them.
- To strike, cut, or kill with a tomahawk.
- noun The warax of the Indians of North America.
- noun In heraldry, a bearing representing a hatchet of some fanciful form, supposed to be an Indian tomahawk.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A kind of war hatchet used by the American Indians. It was originally made of stone, but afterwards of iron.
- transitive verb To cut, strike, or kill, with a tomahawk.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun An
ax/ axeused by American Indian( First Nations) warriors.
- noun basketball : A
dunkin which the person dunking the ball does so with his arm behind his head
- noun geometry A
geometric constructionconsisting of a semicircleand two line segmentsthat serves as a tool for trisectingan angle; so called from its resemblance to the American Indian axe.
- noun field hockey A
field hockeyshot style that involves a player turning their hockey stickupside-down and swinging it so that its inside edge will come into contact with the ball.
- verb To strike with a tomahawk.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb cut with a tomahawk
- noun weapon consisting of a fighting ax; used by North American Indians
- verb kill with a tomahawk
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- Samm Levine, Actor ( "I Love You, Beth Cooper," "Inglourious Basterds") @davidspade so avatar was well done but i cant handle the 3d. im an adult, i dont need to feel like the tomahawk is coming at me. i realize its a movie
He yanked his tomahawk from the tree where he had hurled it the night before and went off for the day.
Tomahawk Creek need not have a direct American origin but indicates the early adoption in Australia of the word tomahawk as the normal word for a hatchet.
The firebrand and the tomahawk were the weapons employed by the Indians to accomplish their purpose of destroying the advancing power of the white man; and so mercilessly did they use these that the outposts of civilization were swept away as by a whirlwind.
The tomahawk is a sign of war and victory for his prophet and
Throwing the tomahawk was another boyish sport, in which many acquired considerable skill.
Those who died by the tomahawk were the most fortunate.
The barrel of his piece was riven, his tomahawk was a mere shard of rusted steel, on many of his accoutrements the vapour of fire had passed.
Bounce smoked a tomahawk, which is a small iron hatchet used by most of the Indians of North America as a battle-axe.
The tomahawk was the great object of attraction, after that the knife, but I think the looking-glass surprised them most.