Translation of mallet in Spanish:

mallet

Pronunciation: /ˈmælət; ˈmælɪt/

n

  • 1.1 (tool) mazo (m)
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    • Start your screw hole with an awl by tapping gently with a hammer or a soft-face mallet.
    • Carpenters had mallets, hammers, drills, chisels, scrapers, planes, and copper saws at their disposal.
    • The axe can then be hammered in further with a wooden mallet.
    1.2 [Sport] (in polo) maza (f); (in croquet) mazo (m)
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    • For the piece titled Passageways, Toivanen set a croquet ball and mallet against the gallery wall, ready for play.
    • He does like a polo mallet, he hits it and it goes flying over the table, and I'm saying, ‘Good shot.’
    • I date men who knock me off my bike in bike polo by throwing a mallet at my spokes and watching me fall just like the boys.

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