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peen

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verb \ˈpēn\

Definition of peen

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



Circa 1522

First Known Use of peen

circa 1522


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peen

noun

Definition of peen

  1. :  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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