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hammerless

[ham-er-lis] /ˈhæm ər lɪs/
adjective
1.
(of a firearm) having the hammer concealed within the receiver.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; hammer + -less
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  • Among the prizes will be a hammerless shot gun of approved type with all accessories.
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hammerless

/ˈhæməlɪs/
adjective
1.
(of a firearm) having the hammer enclosed so that it is not visible
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