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tomahawk (n.)

1610s, tamahaac, from Virginia Algonquian (probably Powhatan) tamahaac "a hatchet, what is used in cutting," from tamaham "he cuts." Cognate with Mohegan tummahegan, Delaware tamoihecan, Micmac tumeegun.

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Definitions of tomahawk
1
tomahawk (v.)
cut with a tomahawk;
tomahawk (v.)
kill with a tomahawk;
2
tomahawk (n.)
weapon consisting of a fighting ax; used by North American Indians;
Synonyms: hatchet
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