from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a hammer, especially a war hammer
- v. To make a blow with, or as with, a hammer.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To make a blow with, or as with, a hammer.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hammer as a weapon for striking; a war-hammer.
- To hammer; strike.
Old French martel (modern French marteau), from Late Latin martellus, from Latin martulus, a variant of marculus, small hammer (Wiktionary)