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 Hamlet.Hammer. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hammel (Scotch).
 
A cattle-shed, a hovel. (Hame = home, with a diminutive affix. Anglo-Saxon, hm, home. Compare hamlet.)   1
 


 Hamlet.Hammer. 

 
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