- a field event in which the hammer is thrown for distance.
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Knowing that the hammer-throw was not a Canadian event, I promptly cut in with “What college?”Sea-Hounds
Lewis R. Freeman
Athletes could perform some astounding feats there—miracles of high jump and hammer-throw.Astronomy
Then with the strength and sleight of a hammer-throw he hurled the offending member of society far into the lake.Heart of the West</p>