Jeez...schools these days....

Reeperette /
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Main Entry: maul

Pronunciation: 'mol

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English malle mace, maul, from Old French mail, from Latin malleus; akin to Old Church Slavonic mlatu hammer, Latin molere to grind -- more at MEAL

Date: 13th century

: a heavy often wooden-headed hammer used especially for driving wedges; also : a tool like a sledgehammer with one wedge-shaped end that is used to split wood

In short, a hammer with an oversize square head I happen to use for busting concrete...and on occasion, bones...

-R

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Subject Written By Posted
  HexBolts Sucketh.Topic by: Reeperette Reeperette 10/31/01 04:10PM
  Re: HexBolts Sucketh.Re: Steeltoad Steeltoad 10/31/01 04:19PM
  Re: HexBolts Sucketh.Re: Ron Brown Ron Brown 10/31/01 04:33PM
  Re: HexBolts Sucketh.Re: Reeperette Reeperette 10/31/01 04:42PM
  Re: HexBolts Sucketh.Re: Chris Chris 10/31/01 05:16PM
  Re: HexBolts Sucketh.Re: Vespalad Vespalad 10/31/01 05:26PM
  Jeez...schools these days....Re: Reeperette Reeperette 10/31/01 05:55PM
  Re: HexBolts Sucketh.Re: Rog Rog 10/31/01 09:35PM
  Re: HexBolts and more Schoolin'Re: Jim C. Jim C. 10/31/01 10:21PM
  Having the tools don't help much.Re: Reeperette Reeperette 11/01/01 12:23PM
  Re: Having the tools don't help much.Re: Jamie Jamie 11/01/01 03:34PM
  Re: Having the tools don't help much.Re: don-ohio don-ohio 11/01/01 03:52PM
  Re: Having the tools don't help much.Re: Ron Brown Ron Brown 11/01/01 04:17PM
  Re: Having the tools don't help much.Re: don-ohio don-ohio 11/01/01 04:49PM
  Re: Having the tools don't help much.Re: Ron Brown Ron Brown 11/01/01 05:41PM
  Leftovers....Re: Reeperette Reeperette 11/01/01 05:53PM
  Re: Leftovers....Re: don-ohio don-ohio 11/01/01 06:37PM
  Re: Having the tools don't help much.Re: don-ohio don-ohio 11/01/01 06:29PM
  Re: An impact driver!Re: Jim C. Jim C. 11/01/01 09:56PM

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