What does pall-mall mean?

Definitions for pall-mallˈpɛlˈmɛl, ˈpælˈmæl, ˈpɔlˈmɔl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pall-mall(noun)

    a 17th century game; a wooden ball was driven along an alley with a mallet

  2. Pall Mall(noun)

    a fashionable street in London noted for its many private clubs

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pall-mall(noun)

    a game formerly common in England, in which a wooden ball was driven with a mallet through an elevated hoop or ring of iron. The name was also given to the mallet used, to the place where the game was played, and to the street, in London, still called Pall Mall

  2. Origin: [OF. palemail, It. pallamagio; palla a ball (of German origin, akin to E. ball) + magio hammer, fr. L. malleus. See 1st Ball, and Mall a beetle.]


  1. Pall-mall

    Pall-mall is a lawn game that was mostly played in the 16th and 17th centuries, a precursor to croquet.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pall-mall

    pel-mel′, n. an old game, in which a ball was driven through an iron ring with a mallet: an alley where the game used to be played, hence the street in London.—adv. in pall-mall fashion. [O. Fr. pale-maille—Old It. palamagliopalla—Old High Ger. pallá (Ger. ball, Eng. ball), and maglio—L. malleus, a hammer.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pall-mall in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pall-mall in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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