hack down

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hack down

To remove something, typically a tree, by cutting it down. A noun or pronoun can be used between "hack" and "down." The landscaper came and hacked down the tree that was leaning precariously over our roof.
See also: down, hack

hack something down

to chop something down. Who hacked this cherry tree down? Who hacked down this cherry tree?
See also: down, hack