- a large, heavy mallet, used to strike the ball in the game of pall-mall
Origin of mall< pall-mall the game itself
- a lane or alley where the game was played
- a shaded walk or public promenade
- a street for pedestrians only, with shops on each side, and often with decorative plantings, benches, etc.
- a completely enclosed, air-conditioned shopping center like this
- a median strip
Origin of mallvariant, variety of maul, especially associated, association in 17th circa with (pall)-mall