horsewhip


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horsewhip

a whip, usually with a long thong, used for managing horses
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At a farm in Poland, where she worked with 30 other Jewish women and children, the boss would horsewhip them if they did not work hard enough.
Regarding the procedure of trial, the judge would send a notice, horsewhip, bullet or horn to the plaintiffs, to summon them to appear before him for trial.
All three children gave evidence in court that their father hit them on the hand with a horsewhip.
The next day Stockton angrily confronted the miller and began striking him with his horsewhip.
When Forsey admitted to writing the letter, Cunningham insisted that he go inside the coffee house to retract what he had written, or he would horsewhip him.
Our homeowners' association would horsewhip (or worse) anyone who actually planted it; most of us spend many hours each summer trying to eradicate this pest.
In May 1771, an Anglican minister and a sheriff interrupted one Baptist preacher's hymn-singing, put a horsewhip in his mouth and dragged him away from the meeting to be whipped in a nearby field.
The horsewhip comes down with a whisper rather than a crack.
He is the product of an unstable childhood, with a disciplinarian father inclined to horsewhip his offspring.
In Venezuela, judicial power is wielded like a club, like a political horsewhip," Perez told me a few days after the vote.
30) Then there was the case of George Godman, whose widowed mother went to the authorities when his master, a tailor by the name of Money, beat him with a horsewhip and knocked him down.
From the point of view of a present-day scholarly audience, In Darkest James makes the curious choice of adopting its title from a review of The Wings of the Dove by the same critic who devoted an essay to the 'Queerness of Henry James', which 'excoriated James for treating subjects that would have found him the target of a horsewhip were it not for the verbal hedge in which he hid them' (p.