peen

a ball-peen hammer

Meanings

Noun

  • The (often spherical) end of the head of a hammer opposite the main hammering end.
  • Penis.

Verb

Origin

  • Probably from a North Germanic source, compare dialectal Norwegian penn ("peen"), Danish pind ("peg"), German Pinne ("the peen of a hammer"), Old Swedish p├Žna ("to pound iron with a hammer").

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