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  • n. Plural form of hammerman.

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Examples

  • We have seen the 'hammermen' in Tijuana and some other places.

    Mechanics In Mexico

  • Henry and Catharine were married within four months after the battle of the North Inch, and never did the corporations of the glovers and hammermen trip their sword dance so featly as at the wedding of the boldest burgess and brightest maiden in Perth.

    The Fair Maid of Perth

  • The hammermen of Edinburgh are to my mind afore the warld for making stancheons, ring-bolts, fetter-bolts, bars, and locks.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • The clang of hammermen, riveters, carpenters and caulkers resounded along the river front.

    Khartoum Campaign, 1898 or the Re-Conquest of the Soudan

  • Watt, it may be recollected, was then a lad of twenty, who had come back from London to Glasgow to set up as mathematical instrument maker, but though there was no other mathematical instrument maker in the city, the corporation of hammermen refused to permit his settlement because he was not the son or son-in-law of a burgess, and had not served his apprenticeship to the craft within the burgh.

    Life of Adam Smith

  • Carbonate and the Rosemary party was at breakfast, the clank of steel and the chanteys of the hammermen on the other side of the canyon began again with renewed vigor.

    A Fool for Love

  • In briefest time the hammermen were spiking the rails on the rough-and-ready trestle, and the Italians were bringing up the crossing-frogs.

    A Fool for Love

  • Through the yawning holes in the upper part of the door the hammermen could be seen at work without.

    Through the Fray A Tale of the Luddite Riots

  • He was indeed sorely puzzled what next to do, when one of the hammermen in Moodie's shop ventured to suggest that there was a young man in the Woolwich Arsenal smithy, named Maudslay, who was so ingenious in such matters that "nothing bet him," and he recommended that Mr. Bramah should have a talk with him upon the subject of his difficulty.

    Industrial Biography

  • Smiths to forge all the wrought-iron-work, with hammermen as assistants.

    The Iron Horse

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