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First published 1971 (DOST Vol. IV).
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(Maill-,) Mayllet, n. [e.m.E. (c 1475): cf. Malȝet n.] A mallet or a mace. — 1494 Loutfut MS. 38 b.
Mayllets ar maid of … hard tre or ellis of hevy metall for to strik … hard thingis

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