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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Knapping-hammer, n. [Knap v. 1 c.] A hammer for stonebreaking. — 1636 Edinb. Test. LVII. 259.
Ane knapping hammer, ane ax, with twa wowmellis

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