from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having the surface roughly shaped or faced with the stonecutter's hammer; -- said of building stone.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Dressed or prepared with a hammer: especially applied to a building-stone which has been dressed with a pointed hammer or pick.
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The walls, which are about forty-five feet high, are nearly perpendicular throughout the whole length of the arcade, joining the roof nearly at right angles, and are so smooth that they look like hammer-dressed stone.
The walls were thirty feet wide at the bottom and twenty feet wide at the top, of hammer-dressed stone, mounted with forty great cannon.
The thin single flat sandstones composing the jambs are each large enough to extend backwards the whole length of the interior splay of the window, and, from the marks upon them, have evidently been hammer-dressed. [