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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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We entered the depot and, suddenly, a white tiger rushed out of an adjacent room and attacked one of the workers, jumping at his throat and mauling him," colleague Alexander Shavbulashvili said.
He had called paramedics when he returned home after the mauling and found his gran lying on the kitchen floor with serious injuries to her legs, arm and stomach.
Vice President Jejomar Binay, who is also presidential assistant on overseas Filipino affairs, said a case for criminal negligence resulting in homicide had been filed by the Philippine government against the employer of an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) in Kuwait after the Filipina died from the severe mauling she had suffered from the lions.
John has put a big emphasis on our maul and our line-out, he wants us to be a great mauling and line-out team," said O'Mahony.
It's unclear whether both animals were involves in mauling the man to death, Gallatin County Sheriff Brian Gootkin told the wire service.
On Thursday, the Environment Ministry said two sharks suspected of mauling the four tourists were caught.
Richie Gray 7 The lock became increasingly influential in line-outs and was kept busy in his mauling chores.
The fox suffered a prolonged mauling and only died after being hit over the head with a lump of wood, Burton magistrates heard Burrell, of Burton-upon-Trent, Staffs told police the fox had been plaguing him and his birds for weeks.
Their mother discovered the tots looking "like something from a horror movie" after the mauling and described it as "like a living nightmare".
The Lions struS ggled to contend with the Springboks' scrummaging and mauling power as they fell 26-7 down within 50 minutes last weekend before staging a late comeback.
San Francisco Zoo has come under fire repeatedly in the past few years over the deaths of two elephants and the mauling of a zookeeper.
Forensic psychiatrists and gastroenterologists could not arrive in time to undo the carnage, reported by the Associated Press, wherein a Doberman visiting a London children's museum chewed, mauled, and destroyed hundreds of stuffed animals, including one once owned by Elvis Presley, who was known for chewing, mauling, and swallowing darn near everything else.