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Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

[Ar]

A type of massive, heavy, stone hammer used for battering rock surfaces.

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maul <i>v</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 6 words.

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sp maul1, maule1

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mauler <i>noun</i>

Edited by John Ayto and John Simpson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang

January 2008; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 46 words.

A hand; a fist. 1820–. J. Rossiter You keep your big maulers off this (1973).[Cf. earlier

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maul <i>n. & vb.</i>

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 193 words.

Maul = (n.) a heavy mallet or hammer <they nailed down the railway ties by driving wedges with mauls>;

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MAUL, Friedrich - Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 32 words.

German, 19th century, male.

Active in Arolsen during the first half of the 19th century.

Painter.

Friedrich Maul painted busts, in particular, those of the...

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Maul, Rev. John Frederic

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 56 words.

MA

Born 1849; s of Rev. Richard Compton Maul, Rector of Rickinghall, Suffolk; died 7 June 1915

Rector of Henley-on-Thames from 1883; Rural Dean of Henley;...

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maul

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

[Ar]

A type of massive, heavy, stone hammer used for battering rock surfaces.

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maul

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 3 words.

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Mauler

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 28 words.

Southern German:

1. occupational name from a dialect form of Mahler.

2. nickname for a complainer, from Middle Low

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Maul

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 60 words.

1. German: nickname for someone with a deformed mouth, or for someone who made excessive use of the mouth in

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Mauller

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 9 words.

From a dialect variant of German Mahler.

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mauler

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 152 words.

beguiler, compiler, Delilah, filer, Isla, miler, reviler, smiler, styler, tiler, Tyler • idler • stifler, trifler •

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maul

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 142 words.

all, appal (US appall), awl, Bacall, ball, bawl, befall, Bengal, brawl, call, caul, crawl, Donegal, drawl, drywall,

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mauler

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 152 words.

beguiler, compiler, Delilah, filer, Isla, miler, reviler, smiler, styler, tiler, Tyler • idler • stifler, trifler •

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maul

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 142 words.

all, appal (US appall), awl, Bacall, ball, bawl, befall, Bengal, brawl, call, caul, crawl, Donegal, drawl, drywall,

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maul

Timothy Darvill.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 14 words.

[Ar]

A type of massive, heavy, stone hammer used for battering rock surfaces.

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maul

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 33 words.

† club XIII; hammer, beetle XIV. ME. meall, mal(e) — (O)F. mail :- L. malleus hammer. cf. MALLET,

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Maul

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 28 words.

Current frequencies: GB 88, Ireland 3 • GB frequency 1881: 157 • Main GB location 1881: scattered

English:

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maul

Julia Cresswell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 3 words.

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MAUL, Marie (<i>born</i> 1840), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 39 words.

German, 19th century, female.

Born 9 January 1840.

Painter. Genre scenes, landscapes, flowers.

Marie Maul was a pupil of the landscape painter, Jules Jacob, in...

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beetle maul

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 8 words.

A mallet with a wooden head.

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