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mallet

1. a tool resembling a hammer but having a large head of wood, copper, lead, leather, etc., used for driving chisels, beating sheet metal, etc.
2. a long stick with a head like a hammer used to strike the ball in croquet or polo
3. Chiefly US a very large powerful steam locomotive with a conventional boiler but with two separate articulated engine units

mallet

[′mal·ət]
(design engineering)
An implement with a barrel-shaped head made of wood, rubber, or other soft material; used for driving another tool, such as a chisel, or for striking a surface without causing damage.

mallet

A short-handled wooden hammer, used by carpenters, stonecutters, etc., chiefly for driving another tool, as a chisel; the head may be of a soft material such as plastic.
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Find out what would happen in a skirmish with one side armed with baseball bats and the other croquet mallets.
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However, Mallet said that unlike Max Walker, whose approach to the crease was a tangle-footed display of arms and legs going in all directions, Agar moves in rhythmically and his whole approach and energy through the crease appears to be the most natural thing in the world for him.
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Prior to joining Smart Solutions, Ms Mallet built her career in recruitment working through the ranks from consultant to senior management level.
Today, having survived occupation by German officers during World War II, Le Bois des Moutiers is still in the ownership of the Mallet family and the glorious gardens are open to the public and much visited.
Subsequently, there were numerical differences with a generally lower performance of Mallet C-L, and frequently higher captures in SPLAT C-L and wick traps.
However, the preparations Mallet urges are not material, but rather spiritual, especially the need to "always remain in the state of grace".
NICK MALLET has ordered his Azzurri stars to cut off England's points supply line in Rome today.
Punters are promised a "truly rewarding banking experience" and use a mallet to hit as many bald pop-up figures as they can in a limited time.