Definition of Sledgehammers

1. Noun. (plural of sledgehammer) ¹



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Definition of Sledgehammers

1. sledgehammer [v] - See also: sledgehammer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sledgehammers

sledded
sledder
sledders
sledding
sleddings
sleddog
sleddogs
sleded
sledge
sledge dog
sledge hockey
sledged
sledgehammer
sledgehammered
sledgehammering
sledgehammers (current term)
sledgelike
sledger
sledgers
sledges
sledging
sledgings
sledlike
sleds
slee
sleech
sleeches
sleechier
sleechy
sleek

Literary usage of Sledgehammers

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1. The Role of Federal Military Forces in Domestic Disorders, 1789-1878 by Robert W. Coakley (1996)
"The marines advanced to the assault, but the three-man detail with the sledgehammers could not break down the door. Greene saw a ladder lying nearby and ..."

2. The French Revolution: A History by Thomas Carlyle (1867)
"Friends, what if we took pikes, firelocks, sledgehammers, and helped ourselves !—Speedier is no remedy ; nor so certain. On the 28th day of February, ..."

3. The French Revolution: A History by Thomas Carlyle (1892)
"Friends, what if we took pikes, firelocks, sledgehammers; and helped ourselves' —Speedier is no remedy; nor so certain. On the 28th day of February, ..."

4. Handbook of Cost Data for Contractors and Engineers: A Reference Book Giving by Halbert Powers Gillette (1910)
"... 40 short-handle shovels; 24 Iron frame and bed wheelbarrows; 6 axes; 200 Hn. ft. of 1-ln. diameter wire wrapped rubber hose; 6 sledgehammers; ..."

5. Great Authors of All Ages: Being Selections from the Prose Works of Eminent by Samuel Austin Allibone (1879)
"Some were armed with axes, some with bludgeons, some with sledgehammers; others brought ladders, pulleys, ropes, and levers. Every statue was hurled from ..."

6. Collections, Illustrating the History of the Catholic Religion: In the by George Oliver (1857)
"They had bludgeons generally; aud some had axes, iron palisades (from the Mansion-house probably), and sledgehammers. All that I noticed were the dregs of ..."

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