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 Savage Model 99 features a hammerless design with a much faster lock time than a traditional lever action. Bryce M. Towsley, Outdoor Life, 9 Dec. 2020 The Traditions Vortek StrikerFire was the first hammerless muzzleloader. Brad Fenson, Outdoor Life, 28 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of hammerless

1875, in the meaning defined above

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“Hammerless.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hammerless. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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