tomahawk

Part of speech: verb

To strike or kill with a tomahawk.

Part of speech: noun

The North American Indian warhatchet.

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Usage examples "tomahawk":

  1. At their capture Basil had been stunned by the blow of a tomahawk. - "The Boy Hunters", Captain Mayne Reid.
  2. He would willingly have thrown a tomahawk in the dark at the head of any one of us, but he knew I watched and he did not dare." - "The Hunters of the Hills", Joseph Altsheler.
  3. On Tuesday week you can bring a tomahawk and do the criticism, and I shall try to have my courage ready for it- Oh, you will do me so much good- and Mr. Kenyon calls me 'docile' sometimes I assure you; when he wants to flatter me out of being obstinate- and in good earnest, I believe I shall do everything you tell me. - "The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846", Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett.