Definition of billhook in English:

billhook

Syllabification: bill·hook
Pronunciation: /ˈbilˌho͝ok
 
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noun

  • A tool with a sickle-shaped blade with a sharp inner edge, used for pruning or lopping branches or other vegetation.
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    • Since then residents have reported seeing children running around with a billhook a small scythe and using saws to cut down trees at the nearby Seven Fields Nature Reserve.
    • Which traditional mat weaver will substitute the billhook and knife, especially when even the National Bamboo Mission puts his average daily income at a meagre Rs.30 a day?
    • The man used instruments including a crowbar and something resembling a billhook to smash in the front of the machine.

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