tilt hammer


noun

a drop hammer used in forging, consisting of a heavy head at one end of a pivoted lever.

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Origin of tilt hammer

First recorded in 1740–50
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British Dictionary definitions for tilt hammer

tilt hammer

noun

a drop hammer consisting of a heavy head moving at the end of a pivoted arm; used in forging
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