hatchet

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Synonyms for hatchet

bury the hatchet

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Synonyms for hatchet

weapon consisting of a fighting ax

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a small ax with a short handle used with one hand (usually to chop wood)

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I agree with him, of course, that burying the hatchet is a good thing; let bygones be bygones and all that jazz.
Murphy wishes them all the best in burying the hatchet and in their ongoing campaign to have a motorway to Meath made a World Heritage site.
No chance of the two ladies burying the hatchet then.
Jimmy Lackenby, of Gateshead, steps in with this one: "Burying the hatchet originates from the American Indian tradition of burying the hatchets of the chiefs of tribes when they came to a peace agreement.
Those Nixon sisters - Tricia and Julie - may be burying the hatchet in their long simmering feud over a father's legacy, but no one's come out a winner.