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Definition 1: a tool resembling a hammer but with a large head (usually wooden); used to drive wedges or ram down paving stones or for crushing or beating or flattening or smoothing - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for mallet in the sense of this definition

(mallet is a kind of ...) a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking

(... is a kind of mallet ) a short-handled mallet with a wooden head used to strike a chisel or wedge

(... is a kind of mallet ) a small mallet used by a presiding officer or a judge

Definition 2: a light drumstick with a rounded head that is used to strike such percussion instruments as chimes, kettledrums, marimbas, glockenspiels, etc. - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for mallet in the sense of this definition

(mallet is a kind of ...) a stick used for playing a drum

(... is part of mallet) a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by one object striking another

Definition 3: a sports implement with a long handle and a head like a hammer; used in sports (polo or croquet) to hit a ball - [noun denoting artifact]

(mallet is a kind of ...) an implement used in a sport

(... is a kind of mallet ) a mallet used to strike the ball in croquet

(... is a kind of mallet ) a mallet used to strike the ball in polo

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