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Pulaski1

[puh-las-kee]
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noun
  1. Count Cas·i·mir [kaz-uh-meer] /ˈkæz əˌmɪər/, 1748–79, Polish patriot; general in the American Revolutionary army.
  2. a town in SW Virginia.
  3. Fort. Fort Pulaski.

Pulaski2

[puh-las-kee]
noun
  1. a double-edged hand tool having an ax blade on one side and a pickax or wide chisel on the opposite side, used especially in clearing land and removing tree stumps.

Origin of Pulaski2

1920–25, Americanism; after Edward C. Pulaski (1866–1931), U.S. forest ranger, its inventor
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