Peen (?), n. [Cf. G. pinne pane of a hammer.] (a)

A round-edged, or hemispherical, end to the head of a hammer or sledge, used to stretch or bend metal by indentation.


The sharp-edged end of the head of a mason's hammer.

[Spelt also pane, pein, and piend.]


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Peen, v. t.

To draw, bend, or straighten, as metal, by blows with the peen of a hammer or sledge.


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