Definition of Tack hammer
1. Noun. A light hammer that is used to drive tacks.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tack Hammer
Literary usage of Tack hammer
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Recreation by George O. Shields, American Canoe Association, League of American Sportsmen (1902)
"Magnetic tack hammer, the invention of Mr. Arthur W. Savage, the inventor of the famous Savage repeating rifle. The Magnetic hammer is the best of the kind ..."
2. Domestic Explosives and Other Sixth Column Fancies: (From the New York Times.) by William Livingston Alden (1877)
"THE SUBTLE TACK-HAMMER. THIS is the season when the ordinarily calm and ... cataclysm that the wild and malicious nature of the domestic tack-hammer is ..."
3. Exercise in Education and Medicine by Robert Tait McKenzie (1915)
""If one wishes to drive a small nail he could do so with either a sledge hammer, an ordinary hammer, or a tack hammer. The sledge hammer would drive it at ..."
4. History of the Arkansas Press for a Hundred Years and More by Frederick William Allsopp (1922)
"A newspaper with the unusual name of the Tack-Hammer commenced hammering at Viola in ... The Tack-Hammer had trouble with the postmaster-general about being ..."
5. Transactions by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1908)
"117 In the case of the pile we take, instead of the tack-hammer, a ton of iron; ... Yet the pile moves; whereas under the tack-hammer it would not. ..."
6. Babyhood: Devoted Exclusively to the Care of Infants and Young Children (1890)
"A short- handled mallet with broad ends is better in the beginning than the tack-hammer there mentioned. A baby fifteen months old is not too young to use ..."