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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mall /ˈmɔl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mall n. [Written also maul.]
 1. A large heavy wooden beetle; a mallet for driving anything with force; a maul.
 2. A heavy blow. [Obs.]
 3. An old game played with malls or mallets and balls. See Pall-mall.
 4. A place where the game of mall was played. Hence: A public walk; a level shaded walk.
    Part of the area was laid out in gravel walks, and planted with elms; and these convenient and frequented walks obtained the name of the City Mall.   --Southey.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mall v. t. [imp. & p. p. Malled p. pr. & vb. n. Malling.]  To beat with a mall; to beat with something heavy; to bruise; to maul.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mall n.  Formerly, among Teutonic nations, a meeting of the notables of a state for the transaction of public business, such meeting being a modification of the ancient popular assembly. Hence: (a) A court of justice. (b) A place where justice is administered. (c) A place where public meetings are held.
    Councils, which had been as frequent as diets or malls, ceased.   --Milman.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Maul n.  A heavy wooden hammer or beetle. [Written also mall.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a public area set aside as a pedestrian walk [syn: promenade]
      2: mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully
         landscaped complex of shops representing leading
         merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a
         convenient parking area; a modern version of the
         traditional marketplace; "a good plaza should have a movie
         house"; "they spent their weekends at the local malls"
         [syn: plaza, center, shopping mall, shopping center,
          shopping centre]