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Topic: TOOLS

Date: 1400-1500
Language: Old French
Origin: maillet, from mail 'hammer'

mallet

noun
     
mallet
mal‧let [countable]
1TZ a wooden hammer with a large end
2DS a wooden hammer with a long handle that you use for playing croquet or polo
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