hammer throw

noun Track.

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

Related formshammer thrower, noun
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Historical Examples of hammer throw

  • Knowing that the hammer-throw was not a Canadian event, I promptly cut in with “What college?”


    Lewis R. Freeman

  • Athletes could perform some astounding feats there—miracles of high jump and hammer-throw.


    David Todd

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