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- v. Present participle of horsewhip.
- n. A beating with a horsewhip.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of whipping with a horsewhip
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"Why, now I bethink me, he _was_ present," replied Blaize, involuntarily putting his hand to his shoulder, as he recalled the horsewhipping he had received on that occasion.
Do ascertain the truth before you do anything violent, such as horsewhipping or poisoning. '
At others he gave them “a good horsewhipping,” in the hope of deflecting pressures to fire them.
Ugadale Arms Hotel unattractive horsewhipping episode
Mr. Pearson was not quite as lucky two years later, when — possibly emboldened by his success with McAlister against Loughnan, and the abrupt and helpful findings of Mr. Justice à Beckett — our great great grandfather was convicted of assault in an ugly horsewhipping episode.
William Pearson, unattractive horsewhipping episode
We are tired of horsewhipping public figures over their sex lives.
He tells of the editor of the Herald, James Gordon Bennett, once getting caned so badly that he took to keeping a set of loaded pistols in his office, and of Evening Post editor William Cullen Bryant horsewhipping William Leete Stone, of the Commercial Advertiser, who fought back with a cane that concealed a steel sword.
She never paid the sixpence, though she lost, but contented herself by abusing Mary all day, and said I was a poor-spirited sneak for not instantly horsewhipping Mr. P.
He implored me to soil his letter in an unspeakable manner, to chastise him as he richly deserves, to bestride and ride him, to give him a most vicious horsewhipping.
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