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Hammer

In candlestick charts, the representation of a trading day where a security trades significantly below its opening price for most of the day, but closes either above or close to the opening price. It is called a hammer because the candlestick representing the trading day looks somewhat like a hammer. It is not necessarily a bullish indicator, but a hammer may mean that the market is nearing a bottom.
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Abby was inspired by the two-finger, clawhammer style and explained the instrument's early status thus: "There was a time in the late 1880s when the banjo was considered a parlour instrument.
Roberts who then lived near Haw River, NC, apparently learned to play the banjo from his uncle who raised him and he also plays in the clawhammer style.
For the growing army of banjo players--many of whom, despite countless gags to the contrary, can and do read--this is essential and enlightening reading, and will perhaps encourage a few more two-finger pickers to counteract the unrepresentative dominance of clawhammer players in the old-time revival scene.
Unless you're a crack fiend or play clawhammer banjo, there's no need for your nails to be that long.
He then kept her prisoner in his home overnight, sexually abusing her, battering her with a clawhammer and throttling her.
on the five-string banjo in a style called clawhammer. (I don't
Later we see him play the instrument with the "clawhammer" attack that is familiar to any aficionado of Appalachian old-time music.
Pc Karl Bluestone used a clawhammer to bludgeon to death his wife Jill Bluestone, and two of his three children, Chandler, 18 months and three-year-old Henry in August 2001.
Better than a clonk over the head with a clawhammer for getting those frisky small-fry to drop off to sleep.
The story of the show sees the gang investigating a ghostly burglary at Clawhammer Film Studios.
He is in Hollywood shooting a monster movie at the old Clawhammer studios.
In their music, clawhammer banjo lies down with Caribbean rhythms, and traditional ballads stand alongside contemporary social comment.