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1tomahawk

noun tom·a·hawk \ˈtä-mi-ˌhk\

: a small ax used as a weapon by Native Americans

Full Definition of TOMAHAWK

:  a light ax used as a missile and as a hand weapon especially by North American Indians
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Origin of TOMAHAWK

Virginia Algonquian tomahack
First Known Use: circa 1612

2tomahawk

transitive verb

Definition of TOMAHAWK

:  to cut, strike, or kill with a tomahawk

First Known Use of TOMAHAWK

circa 1650
TOMAHAWK Defined for Kids

tomahawk

noun tom·a·hawk \ˈtä-mi-ˌhk\

Definition of TOMAHAWK for Kids

:  a light ax used as a weapon by North American Indians

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