an old name for a mallet, the rendering of the Hebrew mephits ( Proverbs 25:18 ), properly a war-club.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Maul". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".