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 for sledge hammer
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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           With his heavy sledge he can it beat.    --Spenser.
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