Pronunciation: (pal' mal', pel' mel'), [key]
a street in London, England, famed for its clubs.
Pronunciation: (pel'mel', pal'mal', pôl'môl'), [key]
1. a game, popular in the 17th century, in which a ball of boxwood was struck with a mallet in an attempt to drive it through a raised iron ring at the end of a playing alley.
2. a playing alley on which this game was played.
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