What does the word maul mean?

Usage examples for maul

  1. He dropped the maul. – The Disturbing Charm by Berta Ruck
  2. In driving, the operator stands on a wagon hauled by a horse and uses a ten- or twelve- pound maul. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  3. Maul- To lay hands upon, either violently or with affection. – The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke by C. J. Dennis