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Meaning of tomahawk

tom•a•hawk

Pronunciation: (tom'u-hôk"), [key]
— n.
  1. a light ax used by the North American Indians as a weapon and tool.
  2. any of various similar weapons or implements.
  3. (in Australia) a stone hatchet used by the Aborigines.
—v.t.
  1. to attack, wound, or kill with or as if with a tomahawk.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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