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- noun A
heavy hammeror beetle, often made of woodor lead.
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Thou 'mongat Christs Saints with prayers maist her mawle:
i will be most interested in seeing joseph mawle play ned!
He also cites mention of the "holy mawle which (they fancy) hung behind the church door, which, when the father was seventy, the son might fetch to knock his father on the head as effete and of no more use." [