1. A large heavy wooden beetle; a mallet for driving anything with force; a maul.
  2. A heavy blow.
  3. An old game played with malls or mallets and balls. See pall mall.
  4. A place where the game of mall was played.
  5. A public walk; a level shaded walk.
  6. A pedestrianised street, especially a shopping precinct.
    pedestrian mall
  7. An enclosed shopping centre.


  1. To beat with a mall, or mallet; to beat with something heavy; to bruise.
  2. To build up with the development of shopping malls.
  3. To shop at the mall.

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