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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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Even so, the way that most mallets sit with that double bend shaft intruding in on the sight picture was the obvious turn-off.
In conclusion, we encountered a rare case of bony mallet thumb that we repaired using the two extension block Kirschner wires' technique and the outcome was excellent.
This means that body to body (short of grabbing or pushing), mallet to mallet, and bike to bike contact are allowed.
Acted at the Theatre-Toyal in Drury-Tane, by His Majesty's servants (London, 1751), Mallet noted that he had had to omit almost all of Thomson's contributions to this originally co-written work to adapt it for the stage--and that therefore it should be judged as his (Mallet's) work alone.
And it's likely to all take some time, Mallet says.
When they caught up with Mallet, he told them: "I dragged the tree to my house.
Stating that Agar's ability is appreciated in desire by all spinners to achieve an acutely dipping arc, Mallet further said that Agar's inclusion for the Nottingham Test match is the best selection pick since Max Walker came into Ian Chappell's team against Pakistan at the MCG in 1972 and proved a trump card in the Caribbean just a few months later.
The tinner's mallet can be used only to form and shape sheet metal.
Unlike golf, however, a standard course consists of 10 par-three to -five holes; a single multi-use rubber-headed mallet replaces golf's set of clubs; and the balls are slightly larger than baseballs.
George Mellor is searching for a silver trowel and mallet used to lay the foundation stone to Meltham Baptist Church on Christmas Day 1862.