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King James Dictionary
HAM'MER, n. An instrument for driving nails, beating metals, and the like. It consists of an iron head, fixed crosswise to a handle. Hammers are of various sizes a large hammer used by smiths is called a sledge.
HAM'MER, To beat with a hammer as, to hammer iron or steel.
1. To form or forge with a hammer to shape by beating.
2. To work in the mind to contrive by intellectual labor usually with out as, to hammer out a scheme.
HAM'MER, To work to be busy to labor in contrivance.
1. To be working or in agitation.
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Entry for 'Hammer'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/h/hammer.html.