- an [sic] land-attack cruise missile which can be launched from a ship or a submarine Proper noun, I would imagine; does it have a place in Wiktionary? If so, correct and move.
- Moved, expanded based on Wikipedia, fairly common so it should fly. DAVilla 15:09, 28 December 2006 (UTC)
- a dunk in which the arm is the behind the dunker's head Does this exist? Should "dunker's head" be "the head of the person being dunked"? Make the definition clearer: is this a dunk underwater as a practical joke, or some other kind of dunk? — Paul G 11:23, 28 December 2006 (UTC)
As a cruise missile, it is a proper noun and should be capitalised.
Tomahawk is an all-weather submarine or ship-launched land-attack cruise missile. --Dmol 12:53, 28 December 2006 (UTC) Moved discussion to talk page. & removed rfvsense tag for baseball def. Andrew massyn 20:22, 5 May 2007 (UTC)
1610s, tamahaac, from Algonquian (probably Powhatan) tamahack "what is used in cutting," from tamaham "he cuts." Cognate with Mohegan tummahegan, Delaware tamoihecan, Micmac tumeegun.
220.127.116.11 09:44, 30 October 2010 (UTC)