from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a head like that of a hammer. ;


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  • I will admit to a certain prejudice regarding the barrel nut, but it is like an old hammer-headed horse that can and will do anything asked of him.

    Savagery in South Dakota

  • (Reason to like Avatar #3: mecha vs. hammer-headed triceratops pack!)

    Movie Review: Avatar

  • When Sully, Augustine, and some other avatars are out on a mission collecting botanical samples, Sully's avatar gets separated from the others by the attacks, in rapid succession, of a hammer-headed triceratops, a giant panther, and a pack of glowy devil-dogs.

    Movie Review: Avatar

  • This aspect of the film is all hopelessly hammer-headed and as subtle as a bullet to the head, but Rolf de Heer's strengths are not in subtlety just watch Alexandra's Project or Bad Boy Bubby for further examples.

    Retro Review: Epsilon

  • I know the idea of seeing our favorite musical supervillain and his hammer-headed nemesis on the big screen has many people squeeing with delight, but it has me cringing.

    2010 March - Pink

  • Sadly, the creatures have names that are gibberish to the viewer, so I can only describe the hammer-headed rhinoceros thingies and the six-legged cat-like predator that hunts them without referring to them by how the Na'vi call them.

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  • You really need to seek help my hammer-headed friend.

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  • There are still a more than a few hammer-headed Americans who buy into this nonsense, but you don't have to be a genius to realize that America needs to modify its "hammer-headed" foreign policy.

    The False "Cut and Run" Argument and the Republican plan to "Dump and Run"

  • They spun and reared and trotted in circles until one, a hammer-headed bay, bolted back inside the livery.


  • The inhabitants of the island were a gorgeously-feathered old cock, which was kept as a propitiatory offering to the spirit of the island, a sickly yellow-looking thrush, a hammer-headed stork, and two fish-hawks, who, finding we had taken possession of what had been religiously reserved for them, took flight to the most western island, where from their perches they continued to eye us most solemnly.

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