Pulaski

Pulaski

[puh-las-kee]
noun
1.
Count Casimir [kaz-uh-meer] , 1748–79, Polish patriot; general in the American Revolutionary army.
2.
a town in SW Virginia.
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Pulaski

[puh-las-kee]
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:
1920–25, Americanism; after Edward C. Pulaski (1866–1931), U.S. forest ranger, its inventor

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