set hammer

noun

Definition of set hammer

1 : a hammer used as a swage or flatter in blacksmithing
2 : a hammer with a hollowed-out face used as a swage in riveting

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“Set hammer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/set%20hammer. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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