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horsewhip

a whip, usually with a long thong, used for managing horses
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Three people, including the principal of a school in Nigeria, were arrested Thursday for allegedly tying students to a cross and flogging them with horsewhips on roadside for not being on time.
Perhaps the Israeli Wall can be compared to the horsewhip in Herodotus's Scythian slave rebellion.
At about the same time, he became enraged by Nathan Coen Sallal, who, according to Eaton, had suggested that, "being an Algerine Jew, he was the master of the American consul in Tunis." In response, Eaton attempted to horsewhip Sallal.
Promising to horsewhip hedge fund managers may be politically costless, but Americans may feel less enthusiastic about the prospect of doing the same to their family doctors.
Most common weed species of the study area include burra gokharu (Tribulus terrestris L.) common cockle-bur (Xanthium strumarium) Indian doab (Cynodon dactylon) devil's horsewhip (Achyranthes aspera) slender amaranth (Amaranthus viridis) white-top weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) prostrate spurge (Euphorbia prostrata L.) and marijuana (Cannabis sativa).
He began drinking heavily and slapping and punching Martha, even lashing her with a horsewhip. He became suspicious and jealous, frequently - and falsely - accused her of a dalliance with a dashing neighbor.
When her mentor and erstwhile intimate rebuffed her as a "hysterical woman," Goldman jumped on to the stage, pulled a concealed horsewhip from under her cloak, and slashed Most about the neck and face.
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.
The father, posed by the narrator (in collective mode) as a "tableau," "spraddl[ing]" the Grierson threshold, "horsewhip" in hand to repel Emily's suitors, designedly designs his daughter's "slender figure in white." In effect, his quasi incestuous refusal to exchange his daughter translates her, and eventually the dark house (as her correlative), into the hymen, doing so, moreover, in the collusive mind's eye of the town, "We had long thought of them [father and daughter] as a tableau." For one tableau, Miss Emily substitutes another.
Please don't leave us." 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. Suddenly, Stockton drew his sword and stabbed Amberman.
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.