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mallet

(mal′ĕt)
1. In dentistry, a hammer-like tool to condense direct filling gold.
2. In orthopedics, a small hammer.
3. Malleus.

mallet,

n a hammering instrument.
mallet, hard,
n a small hammer with a leather-, rubber-, fiber-, or metal-faced head; used to supply force or to supplement hand force for the compaction of foil or amalgam and to seat cast restorations.

mallet

a heavy-headed surgical instrument used for driving a bone chisel.

Kirk mallet
a mallet with a solid bronze head.
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Jacqueline Kennedy bashed a croquet opponent in the head with her mallet, leaving the player comatose all day.
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From the sidelines, laughter and conversation float across the lawn, but for the moment he concentrates only on the angle at which his mallet will hit the ball.
Laird began constructing in his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware, applying his Boeing engineering expertise with what he considered to be the best materials and technology, thus designing rugged croquet golf mallets with durability to withstand a full golf swing.
Charging and hooking opponents' mallets was allowed, but hooking an opponent's cycle and dangerous play was not
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is the inventor and manufacturer of Whac-A-Mole arcade games, that familiar game where you raise your mallet and whack pop-up moles as fast as you can.
Highlights include more than fifty instruments, from alto clarinet to xylophone; more than twenty types of band, orchestra and ensemble, from string quartet to marching band; instrumental writing and playing techniques such as range, bowing, mutes, glissandi, harmonics, mallets and multiphonics; lesson plans, student assignments and recommended listening; and an interactive quiz with 500 listening and general questions.
Neat's-foot oil, shaving cream, water, mallets and good-old American spit also work, but you could let it happen naturally.
The prince and Tiggy Legge-Bourke brandished mallets for a game on foot at Cirencester Park while Charles was playing in a real match.
Armed with mallets and sporting colorful floppy hats that match their wooden balls, a group of math professors play croquet, the lawn game invented in Ireland and perfected in Britain during the mid-19th century.
Cel Damage features a total of 36 outrageous weapons such as giant axes, portable black holes, shrink rays, mallets, harpoons, machine guns and more.