Definition of Mauling

1. n. A severe beating with a stick, cudgel, or the fist.



Definition of Mauling

1. Noun. An instance of something being mauled. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of maul) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mauling

1. maul [v] - See also: maul

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mauling

maukish
maul
maul-stick
maul oak
maulana
maulanas
maule
maule's quince
mauled
mauler
maulers
maulgre
maulgred
maulgres
maulgring
mauling (current term)
maulings
mauls
maulstick
maulsticks
maulvi
maulvis
maum
mauma
maumas
maumet
maumetries
maumetry
maumets
maumish

Literary usage of Mauling

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1. Letters on Sport in Eastern Bengal by Frank B. Simson (1886)
"Effects of my mauling.—Leopards on trees: in huts. Shot by poisoned arrows. Vary greatly in size without decided specific difference. ..."

2. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"1851 Finding him in the woods mauling rails, he told him, &c.— Olmsted, ' Slave States,' p. 207. (NED) 1860 The judge's style as a stumper is of a heavy, ..."

3. The Southern Planter (1852)
"218 days' work mauling at 30 cents per 109 days' putting up at 30 cts. per day, ... U, rails, mauling which, 88 days work at 30 crms, . ..."

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