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First published 1971 (DOST Vol. IV).
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Malȝet, -yhet, Mailȝet, n. [Late ME. malyet (c 1440), F. maillet dim. of F. mail Mell n. Cf. Maillet.] A small hammer, mallet. — c1420 Wynt. iii. 104.
The nayle than on his hewyde scho set, And strake on fast wytht that malyhet [C. mailȝet, W. malȝet]

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