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 Tomboy.Tomb of Our Lord. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Tomahawk.
 
A war-hatchet. The word has slight variations in different Indian tribes, as tomehagen, tumndhagen, tamoihecan, etc. When peace was made between tribes in hostility, the tomahawks were buried with certain ceremonies; hence, to “bury the hatchet” means to make peace.   1
 


 Tomboy.Tomb of Our Lord. 

 
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