carpenter's hammer


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Noun1.carpenter's hammer - a hammer with a cleft at one end for pulling nailscarpenter's hammer - a hammer with a cleft at one end for pulling nails
hammer - a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking
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Had it been my machine I'd have operated it with a carpenter's hammer.
On the other hand, the noise of the loom, the forge, the carpenter's hammer, or the stonemason's saw, greatly favour those opportunities of intercourse - hurried and brief no doubt, but opportunities still - which these several kinds of work, by rendering it necessary for men to be employed very near to each other, and often side by side, without any barrier or partition between them, in their very nature present.
The carpenter's hammer and chisel disposed of the resistance of the door in a few minutes.