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maul



Pronunciation: (môl), [key]
n.
1. a heavy hammer, as for driving stakes or wedges.
2. Archaic.a heavy club or mace.

v.t.
1. to handle or use roughly: The book was badly mauled by its borrowers.
2. to injure by a rough beating, shoving, or the like; bruise: to be mauled by an angry crowd.
3. to split with a maul and wedge, as a wooden rail. Also,mall.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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