hammer throw


noun Track.

a field event in which the hammer is thrown for distance.

Related forms

hammer thrower, noun
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Examples from the Web for hammer throw

  • 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|David Todd
  • Then with the strength and sleight of a hammer-throw he hurled the offending member of society far into the lake.