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tom·a·hawk

 (tŏm′ə-hôk′)
n.
1. A light axe formerly used as a tool or weapon by certain Native American peoples.
2. A similar implement or weapon.
tr.v. tom·a·hawked, tom·a·hawk·ing, tom·a·hawks
To strike with or as if with a tomahawk.

[Virginia Algonquian tamahaac.]

tomahawk

(ˈtɒməˌhɔːk)
n
1. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a fighting axe, with a stone or later an iron head, used by the North American Indians
2. (Tools) chiefly Austral the usual word for hatchet
[C17: from Virginia Algonquian tamahaac]

tom•a•hawk

(ˈtɒm əˌhɔk)

n.
1. a light ax used by American Indians as a weapon or tool.
2. any similar weapon or implement.
3. (in Australia) a stone hatchet of the Aborigines.
v.t.
4. to attack, wound, or kill with or as if with a tomahawk.
[1625–35, Amer.; < Virginia Algonquian (E sp.) tamahaac hatchet (= Proto-Algonquian *temah- to cut (it) off + *-a·kan- instrument for)]

tomahawk


Past participle: tomahawked
Gerund: tomahawking

Imperative
tomahawk
tomahawk
Present
I tomahawk
you tomahawk
he/she/it tomahawks
we tomahawk
you tomahawk
they tomahawk
Preterite
I tomahawked
you tomahawked
he/she/it tomahawked
we tomahawked
you tomahawked
they tomahawked
Present Continuous
I am tomahawking
you are tomahawking
he/she/it is tomahawking
we are tomahawking
you are tomahawking
they are tomahawking
Present Perfect
I have tomahawked
you have tomahawked
he/she/it has tomahawked
we have tomahawked
you have tomahawked
they have tomahawked
Past Continuous
I was tomahawking
you were tomahawking
he/she/it was tomahawking
we were tomahawking
you were tomahawking
they were tomahawking
Past Perfect
I had tomahawked
you had tomahawked
he/she/it had tomahawked
we had tomahawked
you had tomahawked
they had tomahawked
Future
I will tomahawk
you will tomahawk
he/she/it will tomahawk
we will tomahawk
you will tomahawk
they will tomahawk
Future Perfect
I will have tomahawked
you will have tomahawked
he/she/it will have tomahawked
we will have tomahawked
you will have tomahawked
they will have tomahawked
Future Continuous
I will be tomahawking
you will be tomahawking
he/she/it will be tomahawking
we will be tomahawking
you will be tomahawking
they will be tomahawking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tomahawking
you have been tomahawking
he/she/it has been tomahawking
we have been tomahawking
you have been tomahawking
they have been tomahawking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tomahawking
you will have been tomahawking
he/she/it will have been tomahawking
we will have been tomahawking
you will have been tomahawking
they will have been tomahawking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tomahawking
you had been tomahawking
he/she/it had been tomahawking
we had been tomahawking
you had been tomahawking
they had been tomahawking
Conditional
I would tomahawk
you would tomahawk
he/she/it would tomahawk
we would tomahawk
you would tomahawk
they would tomahawk
Past Conditional
I would have tomahawked
you would have tomahawked
he/she/it would have tomahawked
we would have tomahawked
you would have tomahawked
they would have tomahawked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tomahawk - weapon consisting of a fighting axtomahawk - weapon consisting of a fighting ax; used by North American Indians
weapon, weapon system, arm - any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting; "he was licensed to carry a weapon"
Verb1.tomahawk - cut with a tomahawktomahawk - cut with a tomahawk      
cut - separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope"
2.tomahawk - kill with a tomahawktomahawk - kill with a tomahawk      
kill - cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly; "This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank"; "The farmer killed a pig for the holidays"
Translations

tomahawk

[ˈtɒməhɔːk] Ntomahawk m
to bury the tomahawk (US) → echar pelillos a la mar, envainar la espada

tomahawk

[ˈtɒməhɔːk] ntomahawk m

tomahawk

nTomahawk m
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