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  • n. Plural form of hammer.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hammer.


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  • I think most people agreed that hitting animals in the head with hammers is NOT art.

    April 2008

  • As I am aware that the jack hammers from the next block all last summer were intrusive and you know darn well the birds that roosted in the abandoned former furniture factory trees this past year nearly drove me out of my mind - before I decided to set off cohetes during the day and early evening to run them off, which worked, but drives your dogs crazy for which I am very sorry.

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  • "Iron is heavy, but working the hammers was the hard part," Nylan admitted.

    The Chaos Balance

  • There are quite a few tools which are known as hammers, many of these are only used for specialist tasks.

  • Although Mr. Kilduff has interesting things to say about tuning, tonguing and picking the right-size whistle, he also spends a lot of time on advanced techniques such as hammers and rolls, ways to embellish a note by flicking the finger over the hole, that we probably won't get to for a very long time, and he played even the simplest scale much too quickly for us to follow.

    Music Lessons:

  • Beginning with the private houses so occupied, they broke open the doors and windows; and while they destroyed the furniture and left but the bare walls, made a sharp search for tools and engines of destruction, such as hammers, pokers, axes, saws, and such like instruments.

    Barnaby Rudge

  • In addition to the usual tools, such as hammers, spanners, pliers, and manual saws, a welding unit and a drilling machine are needed.

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  • General Nikolaus von Vormann was to lead one of the "hammers" of the relief effort.

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  • A feeling of utter loneliness, of hopeless desolation falls upon him, such as hammers at the heart when Death has despoiled us of all that Life held dear.

    The Complete Works of Brann the Iconoclast, Volume 1.

  • The smoothed round stones, known as "hammers," are the scoring devices.

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