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dig up (one's) tomahawk

To become angry. Of course he dug up his tomahawk—you insulted him in front of the whole town!
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dig up one's tomahawk

Rur. to get angry. (A jocular reversal of bury the tomahawk. Fixed order.) When Joe saw the mess we made, he dug up his tomahawk and went looking for us.
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