Hatch"et(-t), n. [F. hachette, dim. of hache ax. See 1st Hatch, Hash.] 1. A small ax with a short handle, to be used with one hand.
2. Specifically, a tomahawk.
Buried was the bloody hatchet.Longfellow.
hatchet face, a thin, sharp face, like the edge of a hatchet; hence: hatchet-faced, sharp-visaged. Dryden. -- To bury the hatchet, to make peace or become reconciled. -- To take up the hatchet, to make or declare war. The last two phrases are derived from the practice of the American Indians.
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