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Even most weapons, or items that could be used as weapons, such as brass knuckles, baseball bats, and hatchets are authorized.
Salvadore, 13, had an arm bruised by a blow from the hatchet or the butt of the revolver.
Police say John Lewis, 46, demanded the keys to a 1993 gray two-door Honda Civic while holding the victim at hatchet-point and then drove off.
Bezotte suffered multiple wounds to the head, neck and arms when he was beaten with a chopping ax or hatchet, according to Hines.
The film is badly stitched together with hatchet-job editing attempting to mask a clear lack of coverage, and the comedy offers the suggestion of a laugh instead of the real thing.
Salisbury Police said a man wearing a kilt climbed onto a store building roof with a hatchet, gun and knives early Thursday in the city’s downtown.
The soldier holds Frog as a hostage and Frog’s father comes at them both with a hatchet.
Katy Perry has finally buried the hatchet with Taylor Swift.
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Definition of hatchet for English Language Learners
: a small ax that has a short handle
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