half hatchet

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Noun1.half hatchet - a hatchet with a broad blade on one end and a hammer head of the other
hatchet - a small ax with a short handle used with one hand (usually to chop wood)
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Some hatchets, such as half hatchets or carpenters' hatchets, are for general use; others, such as flooring, lath and shingling hatchets, are used for special tasks like laying hardwood floors and installing drywall or gypsum board.