Definition of cross peen in English:

cross peen

Syllabification: cross peen
(also cross pein)


  • A hammer having a peen that lies crossways to the length of the shaft.
    More example sentences
    • A cross peen goes perpendicular to the handle.
    • Since the cross-peen hammer is the most used blacksmith hammer, let's use that as an example.
    • The most useful domestically is the cross pein, where the pein can be used for starting panel pins and tacks.

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