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1. A hammer having a head with one end forked for removing nails.
2. Informal A tailcoat.
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(Tools) a hammer with a cleft at one end of the head for extracting nails. Also called: carpenter's hammer
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a hammer having a head with one end curved and cleft for pulling out nails.
2. tail coat.
claw′ham`mer, claw′-ham`mer, adj.
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|Noun||1.||claw 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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