clawhammer

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clawhammer

(ˈklɔːˌhæmə)
adj
denoting a style of plucking the strings of a banjo in which the hand forms a clawlike shape
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Noun1.clawhammer - a hammer with a cleft at one end for pulling nailsclawhammer - 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