Martel meaning

märtel
A.d. 688?-741; ruler of Austrasia (714-741) & of all the Franks (719-741): checked the Moorish invasion of Europe with a decisive victory near Tours (732): grandfather of Charlemagne.
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A hammer, especially a war hammer.
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(obsolete) To make a blow with, or as with, a hammer.

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Origin of martel

  • Old French martel (modern French marteau), from Late Latin martellus, from Latin martulus, a variant of marculus (“small hammer").
    From Wiktionary