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A heavy electrically powered hammer.
- ‘After the concrete drain was uncovered the fire crew used specialist cutting equipment and a Kango hammer to smash their way to the exhausted dog.’
- ‘He broke down walls with a lump hammer, attacked concrete steps with a Kango drill, filled wheelbarrows with rubble and dumped it in skips.’
- ‘The items stolen include a Bosch router, Makita rip saw, Dewalt chop saw, Kango concrete breaker, Bosch strimmer and a roll of Tyvec roofing felt.’
- ‘I've had electricians drill through cables, builders put pick-axes & Kangoes through them, lorries break the duct & scrape the insulation off, rats have a go at them’
1920s: of unknown origin.
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