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  • n. Plural form of hammerer.


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  • These days, sometimes against my wishes, Otterness's hovering scene of victimizer and victim in the Geppetto piece forces me think about the darkest news: People hammering each other in Iraq, the sheer helpless terror of being hammered, the shame of association with the hammerers, the anger one can feel at those from the other side of the world who did the hammering here in New York on 9/11.

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  • The problem with the neocon hammerers is that every problem looks like a nail -- every war is WWII all over again and every bit of caution is mere appeasement.

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  • Old Norinaga knew his business, back there in his darkened hovel in 1550 or whatever, working in the light of the bright fire, as in an anteroom of hell, folding and refolding as his crew of young hammerers laid their strength and will into the glowing chunk of steel and iron.

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  • Some hammerers only break in to the shell on its dorsal side, while others only break in to the ventral side.

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  • Even if it weren't for the noise, the Penardu were all too keenly hypnotized by their latest baubles to care about anything or anyone else: manicuring machines, auto-conductors, barber units, hedge trimmers, hammerers -- basically, anything a civilized person would have a robot for, the Pernardu had a fancy tool with a designer chassis instead.


  • ‘Stabbers’ feed by jabbing their laterally compressed bill tips in between the valves of a mussel’s shell, while ‘hammerers’ crack open mussel shells by pounding on them.

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  • This residence was to be peopled for a month by porters, packers and hammerers, at whose operations it had become peculiarly public -- public that is for Portland Place -- that Charlotte was to preside in force; operations the quite awful appointed scale and style of which had at no moment loomed so large to Maggie's mind as one day when the dear Assinghams swam back into her ken besprinkled with sawdust and looking as pale as if they had seen

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  • a shoal of "demon fowls"; lastly of superintending the troops of bricklayers, joiners, iron-hammerers employed with partial success to convert the top story of 5 Cheyne Row into a sound-proof room.

    Thomas Carlyle


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