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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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ldoce_214_amalletmal‧let /ˈmælɪt/ noun [countable]  1 mallet.jpg TZa wooden hammer with a large end2 DSa wooden hammer with a long handle that you use for playing croquet or polo
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malletDonna said couldn't Steve and Angelica both have been killed by a mallet?Use a mallet to hammer in the tent pegs.You're now ready to knock the joint apart with a mallet or hammer and a block of scrap softwood.He could scarcely have given him a firmer hint if he had hit him over the head with a mallet.The skull smashed, apparently by a heavy mallet which Lorrimer had been examining.Mickey had a ramp with pea sized objects rolling down to be dealt a mighty blow from a spring loaded mallet.The police sent in the mallet to see if the stains on it are human blood.From outside came another quick whack of the mallet.They go using mallets and chisels, and ten to one they'd extend the fracture line.
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