Pronunciation: (tom'u-hôk"), [key]
1. a light ax used by the North American Indians as a weapon and tool.
2. any of various similar weapons or implements.
3. (in Australia) a stone hatchet used by the Aborigines.
to attack, wound, or kill with or as if with a tomahawk.
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