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strop

1. a leather strap or an abrasive strip for sharpening razors
2. a rope or metal band around a block or deadeye for support
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Strop had been on the IL retroactive to July 27 with tightness in his left neck.
Once we crossed that line, she informed Dad, who fetched the strop, bent each of us over his knees and carried out the sentence according to the severity of our infractions.
Louis Cardinals, Pedro Strop, Baltimore Orioles Relief Pitcher, Select Bethesda Big Train Players, Big Train Manager, Sal Colangelo
Keith Broll, Michael Boutzoukas, Marc Wigder, William Strop, and Doug Swalina have joined Becker & Poliakoff.
The nice guys of pop, Take That, have thrown a bit of a diva strop. Gary, Mark, Jason and Howard are said to be fuming at plans for the new West End musical based on the band.
He said: 'I'm terrible in a strop. I command perfection and if it doesn't go right, I am terrible.
BBC "favourite" John Motson, for allegedly throwing a strop this week because another commentator was putting him off his sterling work by eating a jacket spud near him during a match.
And in 1997, Oasis' Liam Gallagher had a strop and stormed off stage, ending the gig.
Pedro Strop homered to lead off the bottom half to tie the game 1-1.
A MOODY monkey who escaped from a zoo after a spat with his father has returned after a week-long strop.