noun Etymology: Middle English hachet, from Anglo-French hachette, diminutive of hache battle-ax — more at hash Date: 14th century 1. a short-handled ax often with a hammerhead to be used with one hand 2. tomahawk

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  • hatchet — ► NOUN ▪ a small axe with a short handle for use in one hand. ● bury the hatchet Cf. ↑bury the hatchet ORIGIN Old French hachette little axe , from Latin hapia axe …   English terms dictionary

  • hatchet — [hach′it] n. [ME hachet < OFr hachette, dim. of hache, an ax: see HACHURE] 1. a small ax with a short handle, for use with one hand: often the part of the head opposite the cutting edge is shaped like the striking portion of a hammerhead ☆ 2.… …   English World dictionary

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  • hatchet — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. ax(e); hatchetman or woman, assassin. See instrumentality, killing. bury the hatchet II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. ax, machete, bill, billhook, tomahawk; see also ax . Types of hatches include: bench… …   English dictionary for students

  • Hatchet — See Hatchet (novel) for the young adult novel. : See Hatchet (film) for the horror film. Hatchet from the French hachette a diminutive form of the word hache , French for axe. The hatchet is a single handed striking tool with a sharp blade used… …   Wikipedia

  • hatchet — hatchetlike, adj. /hach it/, 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. See illus. under ax. 2. a tomahawk. 3. hatchetfish. 4. bury the hatchet, to become… …   Universalium

  • hatchet — [[t]hæ̱tʃɪt[/t]] hatchets 1) N COUNT A hatchet is a small axe that you can hold in one hand. 2) ADJ: ADJ n Someone with a hatchet face has a long, narrow face with sharp features. ...an old naval sergeant, with a hatchet face and drooping… …   English dictionary

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