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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.
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I eventually got used to the look and balance of mallet putters, and my putting is all the better for it.
* Mallets must resemble a croquet mallet with a wide side and a round end.
I thank you for your theatrical intelligence: Elvira is dull to be sure but I wish my name had not been mentioned in ye Preface to ye Strictures for I do sincerely blame myself for mixing my publication with a private picque, principally occasioned by Mr Mallet's treatment of his friend Thompson in ye Preface to his Alfred.
When a metal hammer is too much for a job, your maintenance task may require a mallet because the surface of the equipment may need a softer touch.
The inquest was told Mr Mallet and wife Anne, 42, died after being cut from their car at 1.20am.
She said: ``We were able to buy the smaller, shorter-shafted mallets, hoops and balls thanks to two Lottery Community Chest grants amounting to nearly pounds 1,500 through Conwy Council.
He also asks the players to strike their mallets together, thus turning the mallets themselves into an additional sound source.
Mallets, made of very dense hardwood, have handles nearly a foot longer than the home-game versions, and one mallet can cost as much as 10 full sets of back-yard equipment.
Even so, the way that most mallets sit with that double bend shaft intruding in on the sight picture was the obvious turn-off.
These green-handled "Softgrip" orthopedic mallets are available in the following weights: 0.50 pounds, 0.75 pounds, 1.0 pounds and 1.5 pounds.
Mallets were made of malacca cane with ash or willow heads
Other officers, elected to two-year terms by the PAS Board of Directors, are President-elect Gary Cook, University of Arizona; Vice President Steve Houghton, Indiana University and Henry Mancini Institute; Secretary Lisa Rogers, Texas Tech University; and Treasurer Michael Baiter, Chicago-area percussionist and owner of Mike Baiter Mallets. Cook has served as vice president for the past two years.