Definition of billhook in English:

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billhook

Pronunciation: /ˈbɪlhʊk/

noun

A tool having a sickle-shaped blade with a sharp inner edge, used for pruning or lopping branches or other vegetation.
Example sentences
  • 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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