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bury the hatchet

Definition of bury the hatchet

  1. :  to agree to stop arguing or fighting :  to end a disagreement and become friendly <After all these years, they've finally buried the hatchet.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to dispose of by depositing in or as if in the earth

    :  to inter with funeral ceremonies

    :  to conceal by or as if by covering with earth

  1. :  a short-handled ax often with a hammerhead to be used with one hand

    :  tomahawk

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