A young axe, known among Indians as a Thomashawk. "O bury the hatchet, irascible Red, For peace is a blessing," the White Man said. The Savage concurred, and that weapon interred, With imposing rites, in the White Man's head. John Lukkus
A multi-purpose short handled hand tool with a head suitable for alternative use as a hammer or axe; the convex head configuration to properly dimple the nail and the hatchet blade used to cleave and adjust framing and wallboard edges to fit, or as a jacking wedge.
Hatchet is an upcoming 2007 horror/slasher film from Ariescope Pictures http://www.ariescope.com/. Set in the Louisiana bayou it is the story of the legend of Victor Crowley. A group of tourists discover that the legend is real and more horrifying than they ever imagined.