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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a heavy long-handled hammer used to drive stakes or wedges;
[syn: maul, sledge, sledgehammer]

VERB (2)

1. split (wood) with a maul and wedges;

2. injure badly by beating;
[syn: maul, mangle]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Mall \Mall\ (m[add]l; 277), n. [Written also maul.] [OE. malle, F. mail, L. malleus. Cf. Malleus.] 1. A large heavy wooden beetle; a mallet for driving anything with force; a maul. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. A heavy blow. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 3. An old game played with malls or mallets and balls. See Pall-mall. --Cotton. [1913 Webster] 4. A place where the game of mall was played. Hence: A public walk; a level shaded walk. [1913 Webster] Part of the area was laid out in gravel walks, and planted with elms; and these convenient and frequented walks obtained the name of the City Mall. --Southey. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Maul \Maul\, n. [See Mall a hammer.] A heavy wooden hammer or beetle. [Written also mall.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Maul \Maul\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mauled; p. pr. & vb. n. Mauling.] 1. To beat and bruise with a heavy stick or cudgel; to wound in a coarse manner. [1913 Webster] Meek modern faith to murder, hack, and maul. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. To injure greatly; to do much harm to. [1913 Webster] It mauls not only the person misrepreseted, but him also to whom he is misrepresented. --South. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

maul n 1: a heavy long-handled hammer used to drive stakes or wedges [syn: maul, sledge, sledgehammer] v 1: split (wood) with a maul and wedges 2: injure badly by beating [syn: maul, mangle]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

138 Moby Thesaurus words for "maul": abrade, abuse, assault, attack, bang, barbarize, bark, bash, baste, batter, beat, blemish, bloody, break, broil, bruise, brutalize, buffet, bung, bung up, burn, butcher, carry on, chafe, check, chip, claw, contuse, crack, craze, cut, destroy, do violence to, do wrong by, do wrong to, dogfight, donnybrook, drub, flagellate, flail, flap, fracas, fracture, fray, frazzle, fret, gall, gash, go on, hammer, hurt, ill-treat, ill-use, incise, injure, knock, knock about, lacerate, lambaste, larrup, lash, lay waste, loot, maim, make mincemeat of, maltreat, mangle, manhandle, melee, mishandle, mistreat, molest, mug, mutilate, outrage, paste, patter, pelt, pierce, pillage, pommel, pound, pulverize, pummel, puncture, rage, ramp, rampage, rant, rap, rape, rave, rend, riot, rip, roar, rough, rough up, row, ruction, ruin, run, rupture, sack, savage, scald, scorch, scotch, scrape, scratch, scuff, set-to, skin, slash, slaughter, sledgehammer, slit, sow chaos, spank, sprain, stab, stick, storm, strain, tear, tear around, terrorize, thrash, thresh, thump, traumatize, vandalize, violate, wallop, whip, wound, wreck, wrench
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:

Maul an old name for a mallet, the rendering of the Hebrew mephits (Prov. 25:18), properly a war-club.