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hammer (the literal sense also occurs)
1. to devise, plan 2H6 I. ii. 47 “h-ing treachery” ; also intr. to deliberate earnestly “upon” or “of” Gent. I. iii. 18 “that Whereon this month I have been h-ing,” Wint. II. ii. 49 “hammer'd of this design.”
2. (of an idea) to be persistently in the mind Tit. II. iii. 39 “Blood and revenge are h-ing in my head.”
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    • William Shakespeare, Two Gentlemen of Verona, 1.3
    • William Shakespeare, The Second Part of Henry VI, 1.2
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