Origin of maul
OTHER WORDS FROM maulmaul·er, noun
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How to use maul in a sentence
The wedge-shaped maul head is specifically designed for, and highly efficient at, splitting—significantly better than the thin, relatively lightweight head of an axe.
The maul takes up almost no storage space and requires no maintenance.
A splitting maul is basically a heavy steel wedge on a wood, fiberglass, or metal handle.
A wedge-shaped splitting maul is still the simplest, most reliable, most portable tool for splitting firewood.
With a lot of forethought, he wields an 8-pound maul through timber.
Another man, Stephen Maul of San Francisco, was arrested on two separate occasions in 2000 for biting his dog.Woman Bites Her Dog, Illinois Police Say, Charging Analise Garner With the Assault|Michael Daly|May 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There are few things more congenial to certain gentlemen than a chance to maul an easy victim.Where the Pavement Ends|John Russell
Ignorant societies for the "suppression of vice" maul over our literature and our art.The Behavior of Crowds|Everett Dean Martin
The carpenter, in the eyes of her, swung his maul and knocked out the pin of the chain-stopper, shouting “Stand clear!”The Viking Blood|Frederick William Wallace
Oscar had asked when he saw the maul-rings taken out of the wagon on their arrival and unloading.The Boy Settlers|Noah Brooks
It was probably a case of numbness; you maul your thumb with a hammer and it will hurt just so long before it stops.Highways in Hiding|George Oliver Smith