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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It was a claw hammer - imagine the injuries you could suffer from that.
Wielding a claw hammer Kelly asked if Mr Coombes wanted to be hit.
Det Insp Buzzeo said: "We need to hear from any traders or store staff who have sold a claw hammer to someone with an Eastern European accent."
Judge Stephen Hopkins QC said: 'You hurled at one of these officers with the claw hammer. You swung it at him and narrowly missed his head and chest.
McIvor was armed with a large knife in one hand and a claw hammer in the other.
Kevin Chambers, 37, is awaiting trial and denies damaging a door and possessing a claw hammer.
The ill-starred attack started when a man brandishing a claw hammer stormed into the Long Lawford Store, in Holbrook Road, Long Lawford, near Rugby, on Monday at about 1.20pm.
DESPERATE for a fix, heroin addict Lee Brown targeted his victims with a claw hammer.
A taxi driver was terrorised into handing over his takings by thieves armed with a sword and a claw hammer.
Robbers armed with a claw hammer terrorised staff at a North store before stealing pounds 900.
Passenger hit with hammer: A bus passenger has a fractured eye socket after being attacked with a claw hammer.
Warren Leblanc was armed with a knife and claw hammer when he attacked 14-year-old Stefan Pakeerah in a Leicester park in a bid to steal from him to repay a pounds 75 debt.