Definitions

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  • n. An instance of something being mauled.
  • v. Present participle of maul.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A severe beating with a stick, cudgel, or the fist.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A severe beating, as with a stick or cudgel.

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Examples

  • You'll avoid the mauling from the bear, and you'll avoid the mauling that the. 454C or .475L will give you.

    what is your smallest caliber for a bear defense pistol.

  • Australia's scrum took a mauling from the Welsh but will be doing everything in his power to be there against England.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • She tells the AP the mauling was a terrible shock.

    CNN Transcript Dec 4, 2007

  • He'll be taught to fence and box by and by, and till then I think he will do very well without any lessons in mauling.

    Little Men: Life at Plumfield With Jo's Boys

  • -- A volunteer at a Florida primate sanctuary who was attacked by a chimpanzee last week said Tuesday the mauling was her mistake.

    WSBTV.com - Local News

  • The mauling was the second for Khalil, who was attacked by a different pit bull when he was 3, according to his mother.

    Business News RSS from The Detroit News

  • Mr Hargreaves said earlier that he had been told two of his dogs had been identified as mauling a neighbour's family pet fox terrier, which subsequently died.

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

  • The dogs 'owner, Rowan Hargreaves, says he had been told two of his dogs had been identified as mauling a neighbour's family pet fox terrier, which subsequently died.

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

  • Since John McCain chose her as his running mate after a mere two years as Governor, Democrats and their media running mates have given her the kind of mauling they always reserve for conservative Republicans who aren't part of the Beltway club.

    The Palin Puzzle

  • A "mauling" lasts only seconds; it just seems to go on for days.

    Being Bear Aware

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