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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: To bury the hatchet (0.01388 detik)
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English → English (gcide) Definition: To bury the hatchet Hatchet \Hatch"et\ (-[e^]t), n. [F. hachette, dim. of hache ax. See 1st Hatch, Hash.] 1. A small ax with a short handle, to be used with one hand. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically, a tomahawk. [1913 Webster] Buried was the bloody hatchet. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster] hatchet face, a thin, sharp face, like the edge of a hatchet; hence: hatchet-faced, sharp-visaged. --Dryden. To bury the hatchet, to make peace or become reconciled. To take up the hatchet, to make or declare war. The last two phrases are derived from the practice of the American Indians. Bury \Bur"y\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Buried; p. pr. & vb. n. Burying.] [OE. burien, birien, berien, AS. byrgan; akin to beorgan to protect, OHG. bergan, G. bergen, Icel. bjarga, Sw. berga, Dan. bierge, Goth. ba['i]rgan. [root]95. Cf. Burrow.] 1. To cover out of sight, either by heaping something over, or by placing within something, as earth, etc.; to conceal by covering; to hide; as, to bury coals in ashes; to bury the face in the hands. [1913 Webster] And all their confidence Under the weight of mountains buried deep. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically: To cover out of sight, as the body of a deceased person, in a grave, a tomb, or the ocean; to deposit (a corpse) in its resting place, with funeral ceremonies; to inter; to inhume. [1913 Webster] Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father. --Matt. viii. 21. [1913 Webster] I'll bury thee in a triumphant grave. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To hide in oblivion; to put away finally; to abandon; as, to bury strife. [1913 Webster] Give me a bowl of wine In this I bury all unkindness, Cassius. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Burying beetle (Zo["o]l.), the general name of many species of beetles, of the tribe Necrophaga; the sexton beetle; -- so called from their habit of burying small dead animals by digging away the earth beneath them. The larv[ae] feed upon decaying flesh, and are useful scavengers. To bury the hatchet, to lay aside the instruments of war, and make peace; -- a phrase used in allusion to the custom observed by the North American Indians, of burying a tomahawk when they conclude a peace. [1913 Webster] Syn: To intomb; inter; inhume; inurn; hide; cover; conceal; overwhelm; repress. [1913 Webster]

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