According to the police report, officers also found a Taser and a hatchet in the house.
And, he added, a mayor would be foolish to attempt to “take a hatchet to the financial industry.”
Cathy and Oscar Make Nice: Cathy Horyn and Oscar de la Renta have reportedly buried the hatchet.
Maybe now Rush Limbaugh and Sandra Fluke can bury the hatchet.
Media guru Axelrod was equally scornful—and an April 2009 White House lunch did little to bury the hatchet.
Martha went out to the wagon to get a hatchet and set out for the nearby spinny of pines to trim off some twigs.
Oh, how I understood now the rascally-looking fellow, with his hatchet and tomahawk!
It is the mark you cut on the tree with your hatchet by which when you are on the trail you may tell your way back home again.
The next moment he threw the hatchet at me, and began to run toward me.
Two or three had muskets, and more than one hatchet and long knife could be seen beneath the blankets they wore.
c.1300 "small ax" (mid-12c. in surnames), from Old French hachete, diminutive of hache "ax, battle-axe, pickaxe," possibly from Frankish *happja or some other Germanic source, from Proto-Germanic *hæbijo (cf. Old High German happa "sickle, scythe"), from PIE root *kop- "to beat, strike" (cf. Greek kopis "knife;" Lithuanian kaplys "hatchet," kapoti "cut small;" Old Church Slavonic skopiti "castrate").
In Middle English, hatch itself was used in a sense "battle-axe." In 14c., hang up (one's) hatchet meant "stop what one is doing." Phrase bury the hatchet (1794) is from a supposed Native American peacemaking custom. Hatchet-man was originally California slang for "hired Chinese assassin" (1880), later extended figuratively to journalists who attacked the reputation of a public figure (1944).