peen

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1peen

verb \ˈpēn\

Definition of PEEN

transitive verb
:  to draw, bend, or flatten by or as if by hammering with a peen

First Known Use of PEEN

circa 1522

2peen

noun

Definition of PEEN

:  a usually hemispherical or wedge-shaped end of the head of a hammer that is opposite the face and is used especially for bending, shaping, or cutting the material struck

Origin of PEEN

probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian penn peen
First Known Use: 1683

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