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matchet

/ ˈmætʃət /

noun

  1. an earlier name for machete


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The fur had fallen partly clear of the flesh beneath, and he saw that Bad Dollar's matchet had done its work.

The Krooboys carried a cutlass-shaped matchet, a by no means despicable weapon when rubbed keen with a file.

He then told a man who had a sharp matchet to cut off one man's head.

When the cane is ripe, they proceed to the field, each armed with a matchet.

A foot or two below him the man with the matchet was coming up, naked to the waist, and half-crazed with rum.

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