Recent Examples of machete from the Web
People were lined up at the counter when machetes started slashing and blood started squirting.
The killer used a wide variety of weapons: handguns, knives, a machete, and even a tire iron.
Monday afternoon rush-hour traffic came to a halt in Bradenton as a man waving a machete yelled at drivers.
Shops were burned Friday night in Kawangware, a neighborhood in central Nairobi, and a civil society group reported that six people had been injured, including three with machete wounds.
Among his belongings, authorities say, were an ax, a machete, a couple of hatchets, four camping knives, 32 meal rations, four cases of water, four burlap sacks, duct tape and eight sets of handcuffs — and his suicide note.
When confronted, Odum threatened the driver with a machete, records show, before driving off with a woman.
Jason took it from there in numerous machete-swinging sequels.
Points to Rick, though, for his awesome machete work.
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Origin and Etymology of machete
First Known Use: circa 1575See Words from the same year
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