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claw hammer

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Definition of claw hammer in English:

noun

A hammer with one side of the head split and curved, used for extracting nails.
Example sentences
  • They just do not do anything for me artistically speaking, being about as exciting as a claw hammer or a nail gun.
  • For instance, there's the double-claw hammer used by woodworkers and carpenters to pull up nails with more ease than a single claw hammer.
  • The daughter was using a claw hammer to do the job, and because the hammer was small and the ground was hard, the job was going very slowly.

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