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  • v. Present participle of tomahawk.


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  • We have proposed to the Shearers 'Union to establish a system of fines for' tomahawking 'sheep, but the union refuses to do anything about it.

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  • There is, for instance, the detail about Tanaghrisson identifying Jumonville before tomahawking him.

    George Washington’s First War

  • Painted in 1847, by Junius Brutus Stearns, this shows colonial American Hannah Duston and her companions actually just one other woman and a fourteen year old boy tomahawking their Abenaki Indian captors--a family of two men, three women, and six children.

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  • What could she do, for he might be tomahawking her in less than no time?

    The Knights of the White Shield Up-the-Ladder Club Series, Round One Play

  • "He would tomahawk me and carry Nellie off," he thought, and it would be hard to say which he thought the worst, the tomahawking or the carrying off of the girl for whom he entertained such a high regard.

    The Boy Land Boomer Dick Arbuckle's Adventures in Oklahoma

  • Taking advantage of this, our hero, with the speed of a flying arrow, bore down upon the weakest point; where, after shooting down a powerful savage, who had succeeded in grasping his bridle and was on the point of tomahawking his horse, he passed their lines, amid a volley of rifle balls, which cut his clothes in several places, but left himself and steed unharmed.

    Ella Barnwell A Historical Romance of Border Life

  • "Indians," his mother answered, "always paint their faces before going on the war-path -- before scalping and tomahawking and murdering."

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  • However, if I've got to be one, I'll be an awful one, you bet: A red, ramping, roaring old Apache, that'll think nothing o 'scalping and tomahawking everything he can ketch.

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  • I thought, considering what an impetus I had given the paper, and considering also that gratitude for his preservation ought to have been uppermost in his mind, inasmuch as by his delay he had so wonderfully escaped dissection, tomahawking, libel, and getting his head shot off.

    Sketches New And Old

  • And then, you know, he launched into a quite feeling peroration concerning our notorious custom of tomahawking one another --

    The Cords of Vanity A Comedy of Shirking


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