hammerless

adjective
ham·​mer·​less | \ ˈha-mər-ləs How to pronounce hammerless (audio) \

Definition of hammerless

: having the hammer concealed a hammerless revolver

Examples of hammerless in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Traditions Vortek StrikerFire was the first hammerless muzzleloader. Brad Fenson, Outdoor Life, "The FireStick Is Just the Latest Innovation in the Evolution of Muzzleloaders," 28 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of hammerless

1875, in the meaning defined above

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6 Nov 2020

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“Hammerless.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hammerless. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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