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A very heavy ax or mallet, for driving stakes, wedges, etc.
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  1. A very heavy ax or mallet, for driving stakes, wedges, etc.
  2. A heavy, long-handled hammer used especially to drive stakes, piles, or wedges.
  3. (Sports) A play in Rugby in which a mass of players gathers around a ball carrier being tackled and attempts to gain possession of the ball when it is released.
A kind of hammer, usually with a heavy wooden head and a short handle, for driving a chisel, etc.
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  1. A kind of hammer, usually with a heavy wooden head and a short handle, for driving a chisel, etc.
  2. A type of articulated locomotive, in which there are two powered trucks, with the rear truck being rigidly attached to the main body and boiler of the locomotive, while the front powered truck is attached to the rear by a hinge, so that it may swing from side to side, and with the front end of the boiler resting upon a sliding bearing on the swinging front truck.
  3. A similar tool with a rubber, leather, or plastic head, used to strike a surface without damaging it.
A spice, usually ground, made from the dried outer covering of the nutmeg seed
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  1. A spice, usually ground, made from the dried outer covering of the nutmeg seed
  2. An old money of account in China equal to one tenth of a tael.
  3. A heavy medieval war club with a spiked or flanged metal head, used to crush armor.
A group of people organized for a common purpose, especially a group that meets regularly:
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  1. A group of people organized for a common purpose, especially a group that meets regularly:
  2. An organization that owns, controls, or sponsors an athletic team
  3. (Short for) club sandwich
One that a judge or presiding officer raps to signal for order.
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  1. One that a judge or presiding officer raps to signal for order.
  2. A wooden mallet, used by a judge in a courtroom, or a chairman of a committee, struck against a sounding block to quiet the rabble down.
  3. A mason's setting maul.
  1. Sledgehammer
  2. A sled or sleigh for carrying loads over ice, snow, etc.
  3. A vehicle mounted on runners drawn by work animals, such as horses or dogs, and used for transporting loads across ice, snow, and rough ground.
The part of the head of certain hammers opposite to the flat striking surface: it is often ball-shaped or wedge-shaped
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  1. The part of the head of certain hammers opposite to the flat striking surface: it is often ball-shaped or wedge-shaped
  2. The end of a hammerhead opposite the flat striking surface, often wedge-shaped or ball-shaped and used for chipping, indenting, and metalworking.
A person or thing that rams
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  1. A person or thing that rams
  2. A device used to ram, a ramrod.
  3. One who rams.
Short for random access memory. The main memory of a computer, in which data can be stored or retrieved from all locations at the same (usually very high) speed.
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  1. Short for random access memory. The main memory of a computer, in which data can be stored or retrieved from all locations at the same (usually very high) speed.
  2. Any of several devices used to drive, batter, or crush by forceful impact, especially:
  3. (Soccer) someone connected with Derby County Football Club, as a fan, player, coach etc.
Someone who flattens, purposely or accidently. Also flattener.
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  1. Someone who flattens, purposely or accidently. Also flattener.
  2. A person who flattens something
  3. A type of set tool used by blacksmiths.
  1. A nailgun.
  2. One whose occupation is to make nails; a nail maker.
  3. A piece of dimensional lumber and/or plywood secured to the deck or wall which provides a receiving medium for the fasteners. (Sometimes referred to as blocking.)
A smooth, soft moth (family Eucleidae) or sawfly larva, resembling a slug
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  1. A smooth, soft moth (family Eucleidae) or sawfly larva, resembling a slug
  2. Any of various terrestrial gastropod mollusks having a slow-moving slimy elongated body with no shell or with a flat rudimentary shell on or under the skin, usually found in moist habitats.
  3. A small metal disk for use in a vending or gambling machine, especially one used illegally.
A person or thing that knocks
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  1. A person or thing that knocks
  2. A goblin or dwarf said to live under the earth and direct miners to ore by knocking.
  3. A small metal ring, hammer, etc. attached by a hinge to a door, for use in knocking for admittance
To hit with the hand or a tool, weapon, etc.; smite
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  1. To hit with the hand or a tool, weapon, etc.; smite
  2. To engage in a strike against an employer.
  3. To become indicated by a percussive or chiming sound:
(Slang) To kill deliberately; murder.
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  1. (Slang) To kill deliberately; murder.
  2. (Slang) To murder (a person), often, specif., for pay
  3. To strike or slap with a sharp, resounding blow
Suddenly; abruptly:
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  1. Suddenly; abruptly:
  2. Exactly; precisely:
  3. Hard, noisily, and suddenly
(Slang) To drink quickly (a beverage, especially an alcoholic one). Often used with back or down :
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  1. (Slang) To drink quickly (a beverage, especially an alcoholic one). Often used with back or down :
  2. To strike repeatedly and forcefully, especially with the hand or a tool:
  3. (Archaic) To confine in a pound
To have a forceful effect on
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  1. To have a forceful effect on
  2. To begin working on (a task, problem, etc.) with vigor and determination
  3. To attack physically and violently; assault
To make a violent assault upon; attack.
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  1. To make a violent assault upon; attack.
  2. To attack verbally; criticize or denounce.
  3. In criminal and tort law, an act, usually consisting of a threat or attempt to inflict bodily injury upon another person, coupled with the apparent present ability to succeed in carrying out the threat or the attempt if not prevented, that causes the person to have a reasonable fear or apprehension of immediate harmful or offensive contact. No intent to cause battery or the fear or apprehension is required so long as the victim is placed in reasonable apprehension or fear. No actual physical injury is needed to establish an assault, but if there is any physical contact, the act constitutes both an assault and a battery.
To moisten (meat, for example) periodically with a liquid, such as melted butter or a sauce, especially while cooking.
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  1. To moisten (meat, for example) periodically with a liquid, such as melted butter or a sauce, especially while cooking.
  2. To attack with words; abuse
  3. To beat soundly; thrash
To subject (a smaller or weaker person) to frequent beatings
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  1. To subject (a smaller or weaker person) to frequent beatings
  2. To beat or strike with blow after blow; pound
  3. To pound noisily and repeatedly
To shape or break by repeated blows; forge:
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  1. To shape or break by repeated blows; forge:
  2. To emit sound when struck:
  3. To hit or strike repeatedly; pound
To attack with words; scold
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  1. To attack with words; scold
  2. To beat severely; hit or whip
  3. To attack with blows; hit, beat, or whip.
To cause repeated difficulty or harm to (a person or group):
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  1. To cause repeated difficulty or harm to (a person or group):
  2. To hit or beat, especially repeatedly.
  3. To hit with the hand or fist; punch; slap
To beat the ground; stamp.
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  1. To beat the ground; stamp.
  2. To beat as with a stick or club; cudgel; thrash
  3. To pound; throb.
To beat to a powder or pulp; pulverize or crush:
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  1. To beat to a powder or pulp; pulverize or crush:
  2. To beat heavily; throb
  3. To confine in, or as in, a pound; to impound.
  1. To hit or strike heavily and repeatedly.
  2. To beat or batter, as with the fists:
  3. To beat or hit with repeated blows, esp. with the fist
To break or shatter into pieces with noise or violence
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  1. To break or shatter into pieces with noise or violence
  2. To break suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow or collision:
  3. (Sports) To hit a ball, puck, or shuttlecock in a forceful overhand stroke.
To move or toss about violently, flinging the arms, legs, etc. about wildly or vigorously
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  1. To move or toss about violently, flinging the arms, legs, etc. about wildly or vigorously
  2. To move wildly or violently:
  3. To strike or beat, especially repeatedly with a flail or stick.
To discuss or examine (an issue, for example) repeatedly.
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  1. To discuss or examine (an issue, for example) repeatedly.
  2. To use a machine or flail to separate grain or seeds from straw.
  3. To beat or strike as with a flail
To scold, reprimand or criticize harshly.
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  1. To scold, reprimand or criticize harshly.
  2. (Dated) To give a thrashing to; to beat severely.
  3. To beat soundly; thrash
To strike with great force
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  1. To strike with great force
  2. To strike violently and repeatedly; batter or maul.
  3. To beat or hit repeatedly; maul
To shine or glare intensely:
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  1. To shine or glare intensely:
  2. To emit sound when struck:
  3. To hit or strike repeatedly; pound
To give form or shape to, especially by means of careful effort:
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  1. To give form or shape to, especially by means of careful effort:
  2. To form or shape (metal) with blows or pressure from a hammer, press, or other machine, usually after heating
  3. (Often as forge ahead) To move forward heavily and slowly (originally as a ship); to advance gradually but steadily; to proceed towards a goal in the face of resistance or difficulty.
To beat to a powder or pulp; pulverize or crush:
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  1. To beat to a powder or pulp; pulverize or crush:
  2. To beat heavily; throb
  3. To confine in, or as in, a pound; to impound.
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