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peen

  

      n  
1    the end of a hammer head opposite the striking face, often rounded or wedge-shaped  
      vb  
2    tr   to strike with the peen of a hammer or with a stream of metal shot in order to bend or shape (a sheet of metal)  
     (C17: variant of pane, perhaps from French panne, ultimately from Latin pinna point)  


ball-peen hammer  
      n   a hammer that has one end of its head shaped in a hemisphere for beating metal, etc  
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