hammered


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ham·mered

 (hăm′ərd)
adj.
1. Shaped or worked with a metalworker's hammer and often showing the marks of these tools: a bowl of hammered brass.
2. Slang Drunk or intoxicated.

hammered

(ˈhæməd)
adj
a slang word for drunk1

ham•mered

(ˈhæm ərd)

adj.
shaped, formed, or ornamented by a metalworker's hammer: hammered gold.
[1515–25]
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Adj.1.hammered - shaped or worked with a hammer and often showing hammer marks; "a bowl of hammered brass"
Translations

hammered

adj (Brit inf: = drunk) → besoffen (inf), → hacke (inf)
References in classic literature ?
The lobster was a scarlet mystery to her, but she hammered and poked till it was unshelled and its meager proportions concealed in a grove of lettuce leaves.
She mounted another horse, without waiting to saddle him, and hammered on our door just as we were going to bed.
The cobbler wrought upon a shoe; the blacksmith hammered his iron, the soldier waved his glittering blade; the lady raised a tiny breeze with her fan; the jolly toper swigged lustily at his bottle; a scholar opened his book with eager thirst for knowledge, and turned his head to and fro along the page; the milkmaid energetically drained her cow; and a miser counted gold into his strong-box,--all at the same turning of a crank.
who didst not refuse to the swart convict, Bunyan, the pale, poetic pearl; Thou who didst clothe with doubly hammered leaves of finest gold, the stumped and paupered arm of old Cervantes; Thou who didst pick up Andrew Jackson from the pebbles; who didst hurl him upon a war-horse; who didst thunder him higher than a throne