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tawse

, taws Chiefly Scot
a leather strap having one end cut into thongs, formerly used as an instrument of punishment by a schoolteacher
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Since the tawse was abolished in Scottish schools, we have seen generations of feral children growing up into ill mannered and loutish thugs.
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Jonathan Tawse, 28, of Cardiff, was jailed on Monday for two counts of burglary.
Craig Campbell's double, a Zander Sutherland strike and Richard Tawse own goal compounded Fort's misery.
Unlike school days, teenage boys and girls didn't get caned or belted with a tawse strap.
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Nicholas Tawse, 45, from Nottinghamshire, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit burglary and was jailed for three years and two months.
Grace Campbell took a private case to court in a bid to get Strathclyde Regional education authority to guarantee her 11-year-old son would not be beaten with the tawse, a leather strap used to beat the palm of the hand.