Definition of Maul

1. Noun. A heavy long-handled hammer used to drive stakes or wedges.

Exact synonyms: Sledge, Sledgehammer
Generic synonyms: Hammer
Derivative terms: Sledge, Sledgehammer



2. Verb. Split (wood) with a maul and wedges.
Generic synonyms: Cleave, Rive, Split

3. Verb. Injure badly by beating.
Exact synonyms: Mangle
Entails: Injure, Wound, Mar, Mutilate
Generic synonyms: Blemish, Deface, Disfigure
Derivative terms: Mangler, Mauler

Definition of Maul

1. n. A heavy wooden hammer or beetle.

2. v. t. To beat and bruise with a heavy stick or cudgel; to wound in a coarse manner.

Definition of Maul

1. Noun. A heavy long-handled hammer, used for splitting logs by driving a wedge into it, or in combat. ¹

2. Noun. (rugby) A situation where the player carrying the ball, who must be on his feet, is held by one or more opponents, and one or more of the ball carrier's team mates bind onto the ball carrier. ¹

3. Verb. To handle someone or something in a rough way. ¹

4. Verb. To savage; to cause serious physical wounds (usually by an animal). ¹

5. Verb. (figuratively) To criticise harshly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Maul

1. to injure by beating [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Maul

1. A heavy wooden hammer or beetle. Alternative forms: mall. See: Mall a hammer. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Maul

maudlinisms
maudlinly
maudlins
maudlinwort
maudlinworts
mauds
mauger
maugre
maugred
maugres
maugring
mauka
maukin
maukins
maukish
maul (current term)
maul-stick
maul oak
maulana
maulanas
maule
maule's quince
mauled
mauler
maulers
maulgre
maulgred
maulgres
maulgring
mauling

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