claw hammer


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claw hammer

n.
1. A hammer having a head with one end forked for removing nails.
2. Informal A tailcoat.

claw hammer

n
(Tools) a hammer with a cleft at one end of the head for extracting nails. Also called: carpenter's hammer

claw′ ham`mer


n.
1. a hammer having a head with one end curved and cleft for pulling out nails.
[1760–70]
claw′ham`mer, claw′-ham`mer, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.claw hammer - a hammer with a cleft at one end for pulling nailsclaw 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
Translations
martillo sacaclavos
klauwhamer

claw hammer

nmartello a granchio
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