tack hammer


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tack hammer

n.
A light hammer used to drive tacks.

tack hammer

n
(Tools) a light hammer for driving tacks

tack′ ham`mer


n.
a light hammer for driving tacks.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tack hammer - a light hammer that is used to drive tackstack hammer - a light hammer that is used to drive tacks
hammer - a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking
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It was as if he had hit his fingers with a tack hammer at home.
There were sugar and salt and tea and crackers, and a can of lard and a milk pail, and a scrubbing brush, and a pair of shoes for the second oldest boy, and a can of oil, and a tack hammer, and a pound of nails.
It may need a sledge hammer, it may need a tack hammer, or it may need no hammer at all.
You need force to set a heavy gauge wire hook; it's hard driving a railroad spike with a tack hammer.
Judy finishes by saying, "with a few taps of a tack hammer your curtains are hung, without damage to your walls or woodwork, what could be easier?