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maillet (1086)

[ hap]

[ FEW: 6/i,116b malleus; Gdf:  maillet; GdfC:  maillet; TL:  maillet; DEAF:  mail (maillet); DMF:  maillet; TLF:  maillet; OED:  mallet n. 1; MED:  mailet n.; DMLBS: ]
malet,  malleit,  malliet,  maylet,  mayllet  


1implementmallet, beetle, heavy wooden instrument
( 1379-80 )  aprés ceo que [...] le meir eit ferri sur l’escheqer troifoith d’une malet [...]  i 39
( 1396; MS: c.1400 )  un marteau et un malliet  72
( MS: s.xiii/xiv )  malleolum : (L) mayllet(var. (C: s.xiii2) martel; (D: s.xiii/xiv) maylet)  ii 80
agriculturalimplementmallet carried on the plough for breaking large clods
( c.1290; MS: s.xivin )  La charue sy ad un maillet (M.E. plou betel)  691
2 name (used as a surname)
( 1086 )  Robert Malet  Mallett
( 1185 )  Gilbert Malet  Mallett
mail  mailler 
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