Or what America was doing with its tomahawk missile strikes that frequently ended up killing civilians.
Brown supporters at one rally mocked her with tomahawk chops and war cries.
You see people in war paint or doing the tomahawk chop and saying, “Scalp him.”
1610s, tamahaac, from Algonquian (probably Powhatan) tamahack "what is used in cutting," from tamaham "he cuts." Cognate with Mohegan tummahegan, Delaware tamoihecan, Micmac tumeegun.