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Definition of Mall

Mall

  1. A large heavy wooden beetle; a mallet for driving anything with force; a maul.
  2. A heavy blow.
  3. An old game played with malls or mallets and balls. See Pall-mall.
  4. A place where the game of mall was played. Hence: A public walk; a level shaded walk.
  5. To beat with a mall; to beat with something heavy; to bruise; to maul.
  6. Formerly, among Teutonic nations, a meeting of the notables of a state for the transaction of public business, such meeting being a modification of the ancient popular assembly.
  7. A court of justice.
  8. A place where justice is administered.
  9. A place where public meetings are held.
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