See also The Mall
- (US (varieties without the cot-caught merger), UK, New England) IPA: /mɔːl/
- Rhymes: -ɔːl
- (US (varieties with the cot-caught merger), CA) IPA: /mɑːl/
- Rhymes: -ɑːl
- Homophones: maul only with -awl pronunctiation
- A large heavy wooden beetle; a mallet for driving anything with force; a maul.
- A heavy blow.
- An old game played with malls or mallets and balls. See pall mall
- A place where the game of mall was played. Hence: A public walk; a level shaded walk.
- Subsequently, an enclosed shopping centre.
- (Australian) A pedestrianised street.
enclosed shopping centre
From Turkish mal
- (Munster) IPA: [mˠɑul̪ˠ]
- (Connacht) IPA: [mˠɑːl̪ˠ] (Galway); IPA: [mˠal̪ˠ] (Mayo)
- (Ulster) IPA: [mˠal̪ˠ]
| Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every|
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
- tardy, late
- calm, placid
- feasgar mall 's na h-eòin a' seinn - a calm evening and the birds warbling
- dull, senseless
- The Illustrated Gaelic-English Dictionary (Birlinn Limited, 1901-1911, Compiled by Edward Dwelly)
- A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Compiled by Malcolm MacLennan)
mall IPA: ˈmal
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