bill·​hook ˈbil-ˌhu̇k How to pronounce billhook (audio)
: a cutting or pruning tool with a hooked blade

Word History

First Known Use

1604, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of billhook was in 1604

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Cite this Entry

“Billhook.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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