Definitions starting with M

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/machét, mashee /mashiyt, míshiyt/[Car.; from Sp. machete; cf. US /mashédi, Brit. /machet/] n. machete or cutlass, an agricultural knife up to three feet long: More neighbors gathered with machets and sticks (COB). (Gen.)

Tags: agriculture, noun

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Last update: 2010-11-11 02:20
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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