clawhammer

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adjective claw·ham·mer \ˈklȯ-ˌha-mər\

Definition of clawhammer

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a style of banjo playing using the thumb and one or more fingers picking or strumming in a downward direction

1964

First Known Use of clawhammer

1964

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