martel

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See also: martèl

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French martel (modern French marteau), from Late Latin martellus, from Latin martulus, a variant of marculus (small hammer).

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Noun[edit]

martel (plural martels)

  1. A hammer, especially a war hammer.

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Verb[edit]

martel (third-person singular simple present martels, present participle martelling, simple past and past participle martelled)

  1. (obsolete) To make a blow with, or as with, a hammer.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Spenser to this entry?)

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Dutch[edit]

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Verb[edit]

martel

  1. first-person singular present indicative of martelen
  2. imperative of martelen

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

martel m (plural martels)

  1. (Jersey) cognac

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin martellus.

Noun[edit]

martel m (oblique plural marteaus or marteax or martiaus or martiax or martels, nominative singular marteaus or marteax or martiaus or martiax or martels, nominative plural martel)

  1. hammer (tool)

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