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hatchet

hatch·et

hatchet

 
pronunciation:
hae chiht
phrases:
bury the hatchet
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small, lightweight, short-handled ax that can be used with one hand.
He cut the small trees down with a hatchet.
 
definition 2: a small ax formerly used by some North American Indians; tomahawk.
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phrase: bury the hatchet
derivation: hatchetlike (adj.)