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hatch·et

 (hăch′ĭt)
n.
1. A small, short-handled axe for use in one hand.
2. A tomahawk.

[Middle English hachet, from Old French hachete, diminutive of hache, axe, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German happa, sickle.]
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hatchet

(ˈhætʃɪt)
n
1. (Tools) a short axe used for chopping wood, etc
2. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a tomahawk
3. (modifier) of narrow dimensions and sharp features: a hatchet face.
4. bury the hatchet to cease hostilities and become reconciled
[C14: from Old French hachette, from hache axe, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German happa knife]
ˈhatchet-ˌlike adj
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hatch•et

(ˈhætʃ ɪt)

n.
1. a small, short-handled ax having the end of the head opposite the blade in the form of a hammer, made to be used with one hand.
2. tomahawk.
[1300–50; Middle English < Middle French hachette, diminutive (see -et) of hache ax < Frankish *hapja]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hatchet - weapon consisting of a fighting axhatchet - 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"
2.hatchet - a small ax with a short handle used with one hand (usually to chop wood)
ax, axe - an edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle
broad hatchet - a short-handled hatchet with a broad blade opposite a hammerhead
claw hatchet - a hatchet that has a cleft for pulling nails
half hatchet - a hatchet with a broad blade on one end and a hammer head of the other
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hatchet

noun axe, machete, tomahawk, cleaver I have a small hatchet, not near sharp enough.
bury the hatchet make up, make peace, cease hostilities Can we bury the hatchet?
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Translations
فأْس صَغيرَه
sekyrka
håndøkse
kirves
lítil handöxi
kirvukas
cirvītis
sekerka
sekirica
ufak balta

hatchet

[ˈhætʃɪt]
A. Nhacha f (pequeña)
see also bury
B. CPD hatchet job Ncrítica f vitriólica
to do a hatchet job on sbponer por los suelos a algn, poner a algn a caer de un burro or a parir
hatchet man N (US) ejecutor de faenas desagradables por cuenta de otro; (= assassin) → sicario m, asesino m a sueldo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

hatchet

[ˈhætʃɪt] nhachette f
to bury the hatchet (= make peace) → enterrer la hache de guerrehatchet job ndémolissage m
to do a hatchet job on sb → mettre qn en pièceshatchet man nhomme m de main
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

hatchet

nBeil nt; (= tomahawk)Kriegsbeil nt; to bury the hatchet (fig)das Kriegsbeil begraben

hatchet

:
hatchet face
nscharf geschnittenes Gesicht; (inf: = person) → Raubvogelgesicht nt
hatchet-faced
hatchet job
n (inf) to do a hatchet on somebodyjdn fertigmachen (inf)
hatchet man
n (= hired killer)gedungener Mörder; (fig)Vollstreckungsbeamte(r) m
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hatchet

[ˈhætʃɪt] naccetta, ascia
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

hatchet

(ˈhӕtʃit) noun
a small axe held in one hand.
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