hamer
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hamer
Add:I. a hammer used for beating, breaking, &c., a workman's hammer Hamer malleus, Wrt. Voc. i. 287, 1. Slecg, hamur, ii. 57, 78. Beátendes hameres stíþnes tundentis mallei durities, An. Ox. 481. Mín (a key's ) heáfod is homere geþuren, sworfen feóle, Rä. 87, 1. Þeáh ðǽra manna ǽghwylc hæfde ǽnne hamor on handa, and þeáh man . . . mid þám hameron beóte on þæt ísene þell . . . ne áwacode hé nǽfre for eallum þissum, tó ðám wérig hé wǽre, Wlfst. 147, 3-8. Hameras sleánde mallei percutientes, Scint. 171, 14. Wé þæt deór uneáþe mid ísernum hamerum and slecgum (malleis ) ofbeóton, Nar. 21, 5. II. a hammer used by the master of the rowers to give signals for the stroke; portisculus, porticulus Hamere portisculo (crepante naucleri portisculo, Ald. 3, 3), Wrt. Voc. ii. 75, 12. Hamure porticulo, An. Ox. 7, 13 : 8, 7. Hamele, 1, 33 : 3, 22. (All these are glosses to the same passage.) v. clod-hamer, dúþ-hamer, dýþ-hamer, hand-hamer.
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