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hammer throw

noun, Track.
a field event in which the hammer is thrown for distance.
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hammer thrower, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Athletes could perform some astounding feats there—miracles of high jump and hammer-throw.

    Astronomy David Todd
  • Knowing that the hammer-throw was not a Canadian event, I promptly cut in with “What college?”

    Sea-Hounds Lewis R. Freeman
  • Then with the strength and sleight of a hammer-throw he hurled the offending member of society far into the lake.

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