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hammer throw

noun, Track.
1.
a field event in which the hammer is thrown for distance.
Related forms
hammer thrower, noun
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  • One thing that told its own story was the announcement that Merton would receive an allowance of eight feet in the hammer throw.

    For the Honor of the School Ralph Henry Barbour
  • The Robinson candidate was Tiernan, who had won first in the hammer throw.

    On Your Mark! Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Youve credited us with second place in the hammer throw and St. Eustace with first.

    For the Honor of the School Ralph Henry Barbour
  • The hammer throw was decided about this time, and Robinson was credited with first and third, Monroe winning second for Erskine.

    On Your Mark! Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Frank, you ought to go in for the hammer throw, the shot put, and for the weight throwing.

    For the Honor of Randall Lester Chadwick

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