ma̱xła̱yets [ma̱x/ła̱/yets]
Stem with modifying proclitic composed of: ma̱xła=  through, yets  club/chop
1. transitive verb. club on the head
Ma̱xła̱yedzis Samson 'wii ol. Samson clubbed the bear on the head.
G̱a̱n hoyt łat ma̱xła̱yetsa łgu gyibaaw. He used a wooden club to hit the little wolf over the head.
2. intransitive verb. give a great potlatch; try to outdo with a potlatch

Bibliographic sources: Dunn, Practical Dictionary entry: 1411.
Source: Draft Dictionary entry.