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trip-hammer

noun trip-ham·mer \ ˈtrip-ˌha-mər \

Definition of trip-hammer

: a massive power hammer having a head that is tripped and allowed to fall by cam or lever action

First Known Use of trip-hammer

1781


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trip-hammer

adjective

Definition of trip-hammer

: suggesting a trip-hammer in loud pounding or persistent action

First Known Use of trip-hammer

1846


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