from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A heavy forge hammer having a pivoted lever by which it is tilted up and then allowed to drop.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A tilted hammer; a heavy hammer, used in ironworking, lifted or tilted by projections or wipers on a revolving shaft; a trip hammer.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A tilted hammer; a heavy hammer, used in iron works, which is lifted or tilted by projections or wipers on a revolving shaft; a trip hammer.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In mech., a power machine-tool for hammering, forging, etc.
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