Definitions for tomahawkˈtɒm əˌhɔk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a light ax used by American Indians as a weapon or tool.
any similar weapon or implement.
(in Australia) a stone hatchet of the Aborigines.
(v.t.)to attack, wound, or kill with or as if with a tomahawk.
Origin of tomahawk:
1625–35,Amer.; < Virginia Algonquian (E sp.) tamahaac hatchet (= Proto-Algonquian *temah- to cut (it) off + *-a·kan- instrument for)
weapon consisting of a fighting ax; used by North American Indians
cut with a tomahawk
kill with a tomahawk
An ax/axe used by American Indian (First Nations) warriors.
: A dunk in which the person dunking the ball does so with his arm behind his head
A geometric construction consisting of a semicircle and two line segments that serves as a tool for trisecting an angle; so called from its resemblance to the American Indian axe.
A field hockey shot style that involves a player turning their hockey stick upside-down and swinging it so that its inside edge will come into contact with the ball.
to strike with a tomahawk
The BGM-109 Tomahawk Land Attack Missile (TLAM), a long-range, all-weather, subsonic cruise missile with stubby wings, which can be launched from a ship or submarine.
Origin: From an Algonquian (most likely a word); cognate to Malecite-Passamaquoddy tomhikon ("ax"), Abenaki (alni-)demahigan ("ax").
a kind of war hatchet used by the American Indians. It was originally made of stone, but afterwards of iron
to cut, strike, or kill, with a tomahawk
Tomahawk is an experimental alternative metal/alternative rock supergroup from the United States. They formed in 2000 when Fantômas, ex-Mr. Bungle and Faith No More singer/keyboardist Mike Patton and ex-The Jesus Lizard guitar player Duane Denison started swapping tapes with the intention of collaborating. Denison then recruited ex-Helmet drummer John Stanier, while Mike Patton recruited Melvins/Cows bass player Kevin Rutmanis into the group.
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