Pulaski

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[ puh-las-kee ]
/ pəˈlæs ki /

noun

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

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Definition for Pulaski (2 of 2)

Pulaski2
[ puh-las-kee ]
/ pəˈlæs ki /

noun

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 Pulaski

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