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Noun: hatchet  ha-chit
  1. Weapon consisting of a fighting axe; used by North American Indians
    - tomahawk
  2. A small axe with a short handle used with one hand (usually to chop wood)

Derived forms: hatchets

Type of: arm, ax [US], axe [Brit, Cdn], weapon, weapon system

Encyclopedia: Hatchet, Alabama