sledge hammer
Sledge Sledge, n. [AS. slecge,from sle['a]n to strike, beat. See {Slay}, v. t.] A large, heavy hammer, usually wielded with both hands; -- called also {sledge hammer}. [1913 Webster]

With his heavy sledge he can it beat. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


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