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    1. (makaia).
    2. Throw, hurl, sling (Ait. dial.) cf. Rar. pei;
    3. Sling (using a maka, see 2 below). Kua maka aia ia Koria ki runga i te rae. He slung the stone on to Goliath’s forehead; Kua kave aia i tona ririnui i tona makaanga. He put all his strength into the cast; E toka maka teia. This is a sling-stone.
    4. n. A sling. Kua aere a Tavita ma tana maka ki raro i te kauvai e kua koikoi mai i te toka. David went down to the river with his sling and picked up some stones. [Pn. *maka.]

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