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maul

1. a heavy two-handed hammer suitable for driving piles, wedges, etc.
2. Rugby a loose scrum that forms around a player who is holding the ball and on his feet

maul

[mȯl]
(engineering)

maul, mall

maul
1. A heavy, wooden mallet. 2.See beetle.
References in classic literature ?
For a very long period after the witchcraft delusion, however, the Maules had continued to inhabit the town where their progenitor had suffered so unjust a death.
Terence Maule followed him with his gun and, according to Graig, there was a struggle between the two.
2) Actor Brad Maule and wife Laverne have been married almost 14 years.
He's replaced in midfield by Gareth Maule, with Daniel Evans coming in at full-back for Andy Fenby (groin), who was another casualty of the win in Newport.
The Scarlets have named centre Gareth Maule as vice-captain and veteran prop Iestyn Thomas will lead the team while Maule returns to full fitness.
Second-half tries by O'Driscoll, Dan Robinson and Gravell completed the rout while Nathan Trowbridge, James Leadbetter and Gareth Maule crossed for late consolation touchdowns.
They are seen with the group's secretary, Beth Maule.
By measuring the overall magnetic field only at certain very long wavelengths, the portion of the field due to the rocks of Earth's crust stands out from the core's contribution, says Cathrine Fox Maule, a geophysicist at the Center for Planetary Science in Copenhagen.
But Maule struck and Andrews' conversion put Cross Keys in front for the first time and Andrews wrapped it up by kicking his second penalty on the stroke of full-time.
Thief Andrew Maule, 29, picked them up when property seized in a raid on his house was being returned.