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[from an Algonquian dialect of Virginia], hatchet generally used by Native North Americans as a hand weapon and as a missile. The earliest tomahawks were made of stone, with one edge or two edges sharpened (sometimes the stone was globe shaped).
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hatchet

[′hach·ət]
(design engineering)
A small ax with a short handle and a hammerhead in addition to the cutting edge.

hatchet

hatchet
A combination chopping and driving tool which has a wooden handle and a steel head, with a hammer face and a blade which is notched for pulling nails.

hatchet

a short axe used for chopping wood, etc.
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But the two have already to some degree buried the hatchet.
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