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mallet

mal·let

mallet

pronunciation:
mae liht
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a hammer, usu. wooden, with a short handle and a large cylindrical head, mainly used to drive a chisel or wedge, or to flatten something without damaging its surface.
 
definition 2: a similar implement with a long handle, used to drive a ball in croquet or polo.
similar words:
hammer
definition 3: a light hammer with a round head, used to strike notes on a musical instrument such as a xylophone.
similar words:
hammer
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