Mauling Maul"ing, n. A severe beating with a stick, cudgel, or the fist. [1913 Webster]

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  • Mauling — Maul Maul, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mauled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mauling}.] 1. To beat and bruise with a heavy stick or cudgel; to wound in a coarse manner. [1913 Webster] Meek modern faith to murder, hack, and maul. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. To injure… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mauling — noun ( s) Etymology: from gerund of maul (II) : rough treatment : hard usage : abuse the coast took a mauling from the storm …   Useful english dictionary

  • mauling — noun An instance of something being mauled …   Wiktionary

  • mauling — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. clubbing, whipping, beating, man handling, drubbing, thrashing, threshing, pummeling, thumping, pounding, strapping, ill treatment, flogging, licking, trouncing, chastisement, caning, rawhiding; see also defeat 3 …   English dictionary for students

  • mauling — n. harsh beating with a stick or the fist, serious beating with a cudgel mɔːl n. hammer, sledge hammer; brawl v. wound, crush, mutilate; behave crudely; handle roughly or carelessly …   English contemporary dictionary

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