To shape metal by striking it, especially with a peen.
The end of a hammerhead opposite the flat striking surface, often wedge-shaped or ball-shaped and used for chipping, indenting, and metalworking.
To hammer, bend, or shape with a peen.
The part of the head of certain hammers opposite to the flat striking surface: it is often ball-shaped or wedge-shaped.
To hammer, bend, etc. with a peen.
Origin of peen
- Probably of Scandinavian origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From penis by shortening.