drop hammer

noun

Definition of drop hammer

: a power hammer raised and then released to drop (as on metal resting on an anvil or die)

First Known Use of drop hammer

circa 1864, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of drop hammer was circa 1864

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“Drop hammer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drop%20hammer. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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