billhook

[ bil-hook ]
/ ˈbɪlˌhʊk /

noun

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Origin of billhook

First recorded in 1605–15; bill3 + hook1
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billhook
/ (ˈbɪlˌhʊk) /

noun

a cutting tool with a wooden handle and a curved blade terminating in a hook at its tip, used for pruning, chopping, etcAlso called: bill
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