Definition of Croquet mallet
1. Noun. A mallet used to strike the ball in croquet.
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Literary usage of Croquet mallet
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1. Macmillan's Magazine by John Morley, Mowbray Morris, David Masson, George Grove (1904)
"Sacharissa came along the alley on the right of the fountain holding a croquet-mallet in her hand. She greeted them smiling. " Has he lost his ticket ? ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Henry Charles Howard Suffolk, Hedley Peek, Frederick George Aflalo (1897)
"... Croquet. Mallet—Consists of head and handle. The latter is now usually about 2 ft. 9 in. to 3 ft. in length, made of ash, and trimmed to an octagon ..."
3. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Ephraim Chambers (1870)
"... the chief interest of croquet mallet should be from four inches to four and generally spoken of as a modern game, three-quarters in length, ..."