End a quarrel or conflict and become friendly.
[in allusion to an American Indian custom]
More example sentences
- Sounds like the hatchet has been well and truly buried - the question, though, is between whose shoulder blades?
- It is time for the IHF and the coach to bury their hatchets and make their peace with Dhanraj Pillai.
- That means that Dainty must find a more congenial way to bury all hatchets and bring all disputing parties to the same table; if he cannot or will not do that, his days of leadership of US cricket would seem to be numbered.
Definition of bury the hatchet in:
- The US English dictionary