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Meaning of MALLET

Pronunciation:  'malit

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a tool resembling a hammer but with a large head (usually wooden); used to drive wedges or ram down paving stones or for crushing or beating or flattening or smoothing
  2. [n]  a light drumstick with a rounded head that is used to strike percussion instruments
  3. [n]  a sports implement with a long handle and a head like a hammer; used in sports (polo or croquet) to hit a ball

MALLET is a 6 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: beetle
 See Also: carpenter's mallet, croquet mallet, drumstick, gavel, hammer, polo mallet, polo stick, sports implement



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mal"let\, n. [F. maillet, dim. of mail. See {Mall} a
A small maul with a short handle, -- used esp. for driving a
tool, as a chisel or the like; also, a light beetle with a
long handle, -- used in playing croquet.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a mallet in your dream means chaos in the home. You will be treated unkindly and insensitively by friends even though you are in ill health.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: air hammer, ball peen hammer, beetle, chipping hammer, chisel, claw hammer, drop hammer, electric hammer, jackhammer, modeling clay, pile hammer, point, raising hammer, riveting hammer, rubber mallet, sledge, sledgehammer, solder, soldering iron, spatula, steam hammer, stone hammer, tack hammer, triphammer