helve hammer

noun

Definition of helve hammer

: a power hammer consisting essentially of a heavy head at one end of a lever lifted by power and dropping by its own weight on work that rests on an anvil — compare strap hammer, trip-hammer

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“Helve hammer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/helve%20hammer. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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