What is the difference between Mall and Moll and Maul?
What is the difference between Mall and Moll and Maul? :
Mall : (noun)
( 1 ) Street or covered area with rows of shops, closed to traffic
That is a shopping mall.
Moll : (noun)
( 1 ) Woman companion of a gangster
Is she a moll?
Maul : (verb)
( 1 ) Handle someone / something roughly or brutally
Her novel has been badly mauled by the critics.
( 2 ) Injure (a person or an animal) by tearing his or its flesh
He died after being mauled by a tiger.