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Answer for the clue "Wedge driver", 4 letters:
maul

Alternative clues for the word maul

Manhandle

Rough up

Trounce

Handle without care

Stake driver

Badly claw

Heavy hammer

Bruise

Stake-driving hammer

Beat badly

Handle roughly

Hefty hammer

Deal with brutally

Tent erector's tool

Manhandle horribly

Badly rough up

Mangle

Savage

Injure badly

A heavy long-handled hammer used to drive stakes or wedges

Wooden hammer

Batter

Beat

Buffet

Hammer

Heavy tool

Word definitions for maul in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
verb EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES ▪ A six-year-old boy was mauled by a mountain lion. ▪ Cincinnati mauled the Oilers 41-14 at Riverfront Stadium. EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS ▪ His ads mauling Feinstein were brutal, as were hers in return. ▪ Slabs of dough lay covered...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Mall \Mall\ (m[add]l; 277), n. [Written also maul .] [OE. malle, F. mail, L. malleus. Cf. Malleus .] A large heavy wooden beetle; a mallet for driving anything with force; a maul. --Addison. A heavy blow. [Obs.] --Spenser. An old game played with malls...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 A heavy long-handled hammer, used for splitting logs by driving a wedge into it, or in combat. 2 (context rugby English) A situation where the player carrying the ball, who must be on his feet, is held by one or more opponents, and one or more of the...

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
mid-13c., meallen "strike with a heavy weapon," from Middle English mealle (mid-13c.) "mace, wooden club, heavy hammer" (see maul (n.). The meaning "damage seriously, mangle" is first recorded 1690s. Related: Mauled ; mauling .

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
v. split (wood) with a maul and wedges injure badly by beating [syn: mangle ]

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Maul is a comic book character from DC Comics / Wildstorm . Maul is a half human, half titanthrope (a subspecies of the Kherubim ), biochemist from Earth. Maul experiences powerful rage and is actually a Nobel -prized scientist named Dr. Jeremy Stone .

Usage examples of maul.

Die Zunge hing ihm aus dem Maul, seine Augen waren toll vor Angst, und die fremden Hunde rannten dicht hinter ihm drein!

Lollee, seeing Et Avian down and about to be mauled, fired the blaster at the attacking bear, cutting it in two, just as a second bear rammed him against the bore of a pine.

Jondalar was still recovering from the mauling that same lion, or his mate, had given him earlier when he and his brother had foolishly broached their den.

De Keradel had turned, facing the sacrifices, roaring out the chant, black maul raised high, the symbols on black belt and cincture dancing like quicksilver.

I told you before, how that these Diabolonian doubters turned the men of Mansoul out of their beds, and now I will add, they wounded them, they mauled them, yea, and almost brained many of them.

The Gilk pursued to resume a mauling that would not end until nightfall.

Qui-Gon Jinn and Darth Maul battled on the narrow ledge that encircled the melting pit.

Then, with the maul, after repeatedly smiting the upper end of this iron rod, he placed the blunted needle endwise on the top of it, and less strongly hammered that, several times, the mate still holding the rod as before.

As their starfighter erupted in a great tireball, Oarth Maul angled the tnfiltrator back toward Corulag.

The same black dog that Rosario Sangrador had seen, that had mauled Jed Benson and ripped his throat open.

Mauls of compact Sarsen weighing between thirty-six and sixty-four pounds.

A shallower excavation had to suffice in this case, but the base of the stone, as has been already intimated, was wider, and to secure greater stability blocks of Sarsen were provided for the stone to rest on, other blocks being packed in carefully as it was raised, and curiously enough among the firm packing were several large stone mauls, fitted in to make the whole mass solid and compact.

Excavation Q, yielded at a depth of three feet six inches to four feet six inches, ten flint axes, one sandstone axe, nine edged flint hammer-stones, four rounded flint hammer-stones, ten Sarsen hammers, and seven mauls, weighing from thirty-six to fifty-eight and a half pounds.

It was the English, mauled and unregarded, of a person who spoke many languages and left them broken-hinged and crumbled like clams, solely attacked for the meat.

Die Zunge hing ihm aus dem Maul, seine Augen waren toll vor Angst, und die fremden Hunde rannten dicht hinter ihm drein!