1. Noun.  (soccer) someone connected with West Ham Football Club, as a fan, player, coach etc.
  2. Noun.  A tool with a heavy head and a handle used for pounding.
  3. Noun.  A moving part of a firearm that strikes the firing pin to discharge a gun.
  4. Noun.  (anatomy) The malleus.
  5. Noun.  (music) In a piano or dulcimer, a piece of wood covered in felt that strikes the string.
  6. Noun.  (sports) A device made of a heavy steel ball attached to a length of wire, and used for throwing.
  7. Noun.  (curling) The last rock in an end.
  8. Noun.  (context, Ultimate Frisbee) A frisbee throwing style in which the disc is held upside-down with a forehand grip and thrown above the head.
  9. Verb.  To strike repeatedly with a hammer, some other implement, the fist, etc.
  10. Verb.  (figuratively) To emphasize a point repeatedly.
  11. Verb.  (sports) To hit particularly hard.
  12. Verb.  To strike internally, as if hit by a hammer.
  13. Verb.  (figuratively, sports) To defeat (a person, a team) resoundingly.

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