billhook

noun
bill·​hook | \ ˈbil-ˌhu̇k How to pronounce billhook (audio) \

Definition of billhook

: a cutting or pruning tool with a hooked blade

First Known Use of billhook

1604, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of billhook was in 1604

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“Billhook.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/billhook. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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