verb (used with object)
- tom sawyer, the adventures of,
- tom thumb,
- tom, dick and jerry,
- tom, dick, and harry,
- tomato aspic
Origin of tomahawk
Examples from the Web for tomahawk
The USS Arleigh Burke, a destroyer, and USS Philippine Sea, a cruiser, launched a total of 47 Tomahawk missiles.$70 Billion Stealth Jet Finally Flies in Its First War|Dave Majumdar|September 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You see people in war paint or doing the tomahawk chop and saying, “Scalp him.”Amanda Blackhorse Is ‘Confident’ Snyder Will Lose His Redskins Appeal|Robert Silverman|June 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Brown supporters at one rally mocked her with tomahawk chops and war cries.Three Wild Races for Women: Warren, Hassan Win; McMahon Takes Pricey Hit|Abigail Pesta|November 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Or what America was doing with its Tomahawk missile strikes that frequently ended up killing civilians.
He lay on the ground without moving, or apparently breathing, his tomahawk still held in his death-grasp.A Voyage round the World|W.H.G. Kingston
The group is composed of an American Hunter, in the act of seizing an Indian who was about to tomahawk a mother and her infant.
He had his gun, knife, and tomahawk,—all the weapons he could carry and all that were possibly needed.Camp-fire and Wigwam|Edward Sylvester Ellis
My plan was of to build a buttress of loose stone on which to stand to tap it with the tomahawk.Tropic Days|E. J. Banfield
He at once set to work to help me, but months passed away ere the great wound made by the tomahawk healed up.Three Boys in the Wild North Land|Egerton Ryerson Young
Word Origin for tomahawk
1610s, tamahaac, from Algonquian (probably Powhatan) tamahack "what is used in cutting," from tamaham "he cuts." Cognate with Mohegan tummahegan, Delaware tamoihecan, Micmac tumeegun.