|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
(n.) A wooden hammer with a cylindrical head and a short handle; as, a croquet mallet, -- used esp. for driving a tool, as a chisel or the like; also, a light beetle with a long handle, -- used in playing croquet.
Mallet (1 Occurrence)
Judges 5:26 She put her hand to the tent peg and her right hand to the workmen's mallet; she struck Sis'era a blow, she crushed his head, she shattered and pierced his temple. (DBY RSV)