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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Mrs Lewis, 34, a motherof-two, from Croxteth, says yobs turned on her and Charles, a driver, with a claw hammer and bricks.
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