Mall

Definition of Mall

Pronunciation: mạl; 277
n.1.A large heavy wooden beetle; a mallet for driving anything with force; a maul.
2.A heavy blow.
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.
v. t.1.To beat with a mall; to beat with something heavy; to bruise; to maul.
[imp. & p. p. Malled (mạld); p. pr. & vb. n. Malling.]
n.1.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.
Councils, which had been as frequent as diets or malls, ceased.
- Milman.
1.A public access area containing a promenade for pedestrians; as, to gather near the Washington monument on the mall in Washington.
2.The paved or grassy strip between two roadways.
3.A shopping area with multiple shops and a concourse for predominantly or exclusively pedestrian use; in cities the concourse is usually a city street which may be temporarily or permamently closed to motor vehicles; in suburban areas, a mall is often located on a convenient highway, may be large, contained in one building or in multiple buildings connected by (usually covered) walkways. Also called shopping mall

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alameda, beaten path, beaten track, berm, bicycle path, boardwalk, bridle path, catwalk, esplanade, fastwalk, foot pavement, footpath, footway, garden path, groove, hiking trail, parade, path, pathway, prado, promenade, public walk, run, runway, rut, sidewalk, towing path, towpath, track, trail, trottoir, walk, walkway
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