Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A hammer as a weapon for striking; a war-hammer.
  • To hammer; strike.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb obsolete To make a blow with, or as with, a hammer.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a hammer, especially a war hammer
  • verb obsolete To make a blow with, or as with, a hammer.

Etymologies

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Old French martel (modern French marteau), from Late Latin martellus, from Latin martulus, a variant of marculus, small hammer

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