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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.
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Later the victims were dragged to the back portion of the room and was continuously mauled there, hitting their arms, sides, backs, and legs.
In May last year, a 50-year-old fisherman succumbed to his injuries after being mauled by a pack of stray dogs in Trivandrum's Pulluvila.
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- A caged bear mauled a teenage girl on Sunday at a recreation facility north of Moscow, a police source said.
At every breakdown, the Ilkley forwards rucked and mauled aggressively to drive YM back and were on the board after just seven minutes, when second rower Kris Stafford touched down after a maul was driven over YM's line.
Summary: Five police officers have been taken to hospital after being mauled by a dog during a raid, Scotland Yard has said.
Amy James, 14, was mauled by a Staffordshire bull terrier and a pit bull-cross in Longford Park.
INVESTIGATIONS were under way today after a 17-year-old British boy was mauled to death by a polar bear while on an adventure holiday in north Norway.
According to AFP, Mohammed Salem, director of South Sinai Conservation, conveyed she was killed after a shark mauled her off Naama Bay, a day after Sharm el-Sheikh reopened beaches following two similar attacks in which Russians and a Ukrainian were mauled.
CAIRO: An Egyptian NGO warned on Saturday that at least one of the sharks believed to have mauled tourists swimming in Sharm El-Sheikh this week was still at large as the Red Sea resort town reopened its beaches.