Oscar. 1895–1960, US librettist and songwriter: collaborated with the composer Richard Rodgers in musicals such as South Pacific (1949) and The Sound of Music (1959)
[ham-er-stohn] /ˈhæm ərˌstoʊn/ noun, Archaeology. 1. an ancient stone tool used as a hammer, as for chipping flint, processing food, or breaking up bones. /ˈhæməˌstəʊn/ noun 1. a stone used as a hammer in the production of tools during the Acheulian period hammerstone (hām’ər-stōn’) A hand-held stone or cobble used by hominids perhaps as early […]
noun, Track. 1. a field event in which the hammer is thrown for distance.
[ham-er-toh] /ˈhæm ərˌtoʊ/ noun, Pathology. 1. a clawlike deformity of a , usually the second or third, in which there is a permanent flexion of the second and third joints. 2. a having such a deformity. /ˈhæməˌtəʊ/ noun 1. a deformity of the bones of a toe causing the toe to be bent in a […]
[ham-it] /ˈhæm ɪt/ noun 1. (Samuel) Dashiell [duh-sheel,, dash-eel] /dəˈʃil,, ˈdæʃ il/ (Show IPA), 1894–1961, U.S. writer of detective stories. /ˈhæmət/ noun 1. Dashiell. 1894–1961, US writer of detective novels. His books include The Maltese Falcon (1930) and The Thin Man (1932)