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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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Emergency workers were able to bring Abejuela alive to the hospital despite the wounds she had suffered as a result of the mauling, but her employers allegedly hid from authorities the fact that a lion had attacked her.
The last time Cole ran into the Premiership champions he and his West Ham team were on the end of a 6-0 FA Cup mauling last season.
And in Siegfried's first solo interview, with CNN's Larry King five days after the mauling, Siegfried himself confirmed with considerable emotion that his connection to Roy "is a relationship second to none" in his life.
While she said she understood that he should not be selling his goods along Edsa, 'why should [the MMDA] resort to mauling him.
Labour's support was even lower than the share of the vote it received in the local election mauling at which it lost hundreds of seats.
It was the death of a 12-year-old San Francisco boy who was mauled by his family's pit bull that finally prompted some legislation to address the growing problems of dog maulings.
Prior to the mauling incident, Tejada accused Bautista of groping a body part of the suspect's live-in partner, May Jana Malilin, while inside the Puregold grocery.
When we got there, we tried to stop them from attacking Gino but there were others who joined in the mauling,' one of them said.
The 150-pound dog, which was loose in the yard, attacked and bit the woman several times on her arm before grabbing Cassandra, dragging her up the driveway and mauling her.
By this time, bystanders, including women who appeared to be the suspects' companions, stepped in and tried to stop the mauling.
Mangudadatu said Midtimbang and his supporters would also be charged with criminal liability for the mauling incident and for obstruction of justice by preventing the completion of the ongoing canvassing.
Ollie and Buddy, the young chimpanzees killed after mauling West Covina residents St.