claw hammer


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claw hammer

[′klȯ ‚ham·ər]
(design engineering)
A woodworking hammer with a flat working surface and a claw to pull nails.

claw hammer

A carpenter’s hammer with a flat striking face; the other end of the head is curved, and divided into two claws for pulling nails.
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Sporting swollen knuckles, Thompson confessed he punched the older man then returned with the claw hammer.
The court heard how drug addict Spence made off with iPads, gold jewellery and mobile phones, before dumping the claw hammer close to the crime scene.
They were terrified at seeing Chambers with a claw hammer and Mrs Wall collapsed as she dialled 999.
She said: "There was my partner with a claw hammer.
Roscaleer donned a balaclava and carried a claw hammer, while Steinman covered his face with a scarf and armed himself with a knife or screwdriver.
30am, the recording showed him in a struggle with his attacker, who pulled a knife from his bag before taking out a claw hammer and striking the father-of-three on the head.
One man got out and threatened her with a wooden-handled weapon, believed to be a claw hammer, and made off with her handbag.
You broke into their home after dusk and, armed with a claw hammer and a knife you bludgeoned and stabbed them both to death.
Brady, who is currently in custody, was caught carrying an axe and a claw hammer in Meriden Street, Radford on January 15 this year.
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A MURDER accused bought a claw hammer from Homebase hours before his wife's badly beaten body was found in a blood-soaked bath, a jury heard yesterday.