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hatch'et man"




1. a professional murderer.
2. a writer or speaker who specializes in defamatory attacks, as on political candidates or public officials.
3. a person whose job it is to execute unpleasant tasks for a superior, as dismissing employees. Also,hatch'et•man".Also called axman.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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