setting-hammer love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A tinsmith's hammer, having a square head and a chisel-shaped peon.
  • n. A light hand-hammer used for swaging the teeth of saws in setting them. It has a special shape to enable one tooth to be hit without striking the next also.

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Examples

  • Sivert, and was on his feet in a moment, giving the setting-hammer to his father, and taking the sledge himself.

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