Mallet vs Malled - What's the difference?

mallet | malled |


As verbs the difference between mallet and malled

is that mallet is to strike with a mallet while malled is past tense of mall.

As a noun mallet

is a type of hammer with a larger than usual head made of wood, rubber or similar non-iron material, used by woodworkers for driving a tool, such as a chisel. A kind of maul.

As a proper noun Mallet

is often the malicious party in examples of threat scenarios (synonym: Mallory). See Alice and Bob.

mallet

English

(wikipedia mallet)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A type of hammer with a larger than usual head made of wood, rubber or similar non-iron material, used by woodworkers for driving a tool, such as a chisel. A kind of maul.
  • A weapon resembling the tool, but typically much larger.
  • * 1786 , Francis Grose, A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons , page 51:
  • The Mallet of arms, according to the representation of it given by Father Daniel, exactly resembles the wooden instrument of that name, now in use, except in the length of the handle, it was like the hammer of arms, to be used with both hands, indeed it differed very little from that weapon in its form.
  • A light beetle with a long handle used in playing croquet.
  • The stick used to strike the ball in the sport of polo.
  • Derived terms

    * malleter * (cryptography)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To strike with a mallet.
  • malled

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (mall)

  • mall

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A large heavy wooden beetle; a mallet for driving anything with force; a maul.
  • (Addison)
  • A heavy blow.
  • (Spenser)
  • An old game played with malls or mallets and balls. See pall mall.
  • (Cotton)
  • A place where the game of mall was played.
  • A public walk; a level shaded walk.
  • * Southey
  • 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 .
  • (US, Australia) A pedestrianised street, especially a shopping precinct.
  • pedestrian mall
  • * 2002 , Alexander Garvin, The American City: What Works, What Doesn?t , page 179,
  • America?s first pedestrianized shopping mall' opened in 1959 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Like most later pedestrian ' malls , it was intended to revive what everybody thought was a decaying downtown.
  • An enclosed shopping centre.
  • * 2004 , Ralph E. Warner, Get a Life: You Don?t Need a Million to Retire Well , unnumbered page,
  • Every day, at about the time the rest of us go to work, groups of retirees gather at many of America?s enclosed shopping malls .
  • * 2010 , Greg Holden, Starting an Online Business For Dummies , unnumbered page,
  • In addition to Web site kits, ISPs, and businesses that specialize in Web hosting, online shopping malls provide another form of Web hosting.

    Derived terms

    * mallcore * mallgoth * mall rat * shopping mall

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To beat with a mall, or mallet; to beat with something heavy; to bruise.
  • To build up with the development of shopping malls.
  • (informal) To shop at the mall.
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