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pulaski British & World English

A hatchet with a head that forms an axe blade on one side and an adze on the other

Pulaski, Casimir British & World English

(1747–79) Polish count and commissioned American cavalry officer; name in Polish Kazimierz Pulaski. Having fled from involvement in a Polish rebellion 1768–72, he arrived in America 1777 and joined the cause of American independence. Commissioned a general in 1778, he was invaluable in the defense of Charleston 1779 but was mortally wounded at the siege of Savannah

Pulaski in pulaski British & World English

A hatchet with a head that forms an axe blade on one side and an adze on the other

Kazimierz Pulaski in Pulaski, Casimir British & World English

(1747–79) Polish count and commissioned American cavalry officer; name in Polish Kazimierz Pulaski. Having fled from involvement in a Polish rebellion 1768–72, he arrived in America 1777 and joined the cause of American independence. Commissioned a general in 1778, he was invaluable in the defense of Charleston 1779 but was mortally wounded at the siege of Savannah