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drop hammer

noun
Origin of drop hammer
1860-1865
An Americanism dating back to 1860-65
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  • Inside there were half a dozen small forges, some benches, and a drop hammer.

    Steel Charles Rumford Walker
British Dictionary definitions for drop hammer

drop hammer

noun
1.
another name for drop forge
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