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English definition of “mallet”

mallet

noun [C]     /ˈmæl.ɪt/
a tool like a hammer with a large, flat end made of wood or rubber, or a wooden hammer with a long handle used in sports such as croquet and polo → See also hammer nounToolsGardening toolsBowls, bowling and croquet
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