Recent Examples of machete from the Web
Ryan Turner, 25, has been charged with attacking two people with a machete outside Flat Rock Tap early Dec. 9, 2017.
Albert Wilson brought the machete on Sunday Long Live #VerticalAlex and the fun Chiefs offense!
Jamie fights with Hercules while Claire, using a machete, basically chops Geillis’s head off.
Chief Monahan said the machete-wielding man wasn’t the person the police were looking for in the search warrant.
Three men with machetes hacked the animal to pieces.
The two began pushing each other, and Hubbard eventually got a machete and cut Dominguez across the left side of his face, police said.
Trails had to be cut from the dense understory with machetes, pit vipers lurked everywhere and nasty spines that grow on many plants could easily puncture boots and skin.
In a contest already dominated by pressing issues like the opioid epidemic gripping eastern Long Island and the machete-wielding MS-13 gang, the Suffolk County district attorney’s race was in no shortage of hot-button topics.
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Origin and Etymology of machete
First Known Use: circa 1575See Words from the same year
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