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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of ferule.

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Examples

  • First and last that winter he feruled nearly all of us boys and several of the girls.

    A Busy Year at the Old Squire's

  • Wish I hadn't told, thought good-natured Tommy, for to be feruled was the deepest disgrace at this school.

    Little Men: Life at Plumfield With Jo's Boys

  • All my heart, all my affection, all my admiration, went out spontaneously to this frisky little forked black thing, this compact and compressed incarnation of energy and force and promptness and celerity and confidence, this smart, smily, engaging, shiney-eyed little devil, feruled on his upper end by a gleaming fire-coal of a fez with a red-hot tassel dangling from it.

    Following the Equator

  • He uses a few efficient tools, -- a lever commonly of rock-maple, six or seven feet long, with a stout spike in it, strongly feruled on, and a long spike-pole, with a screw at the end of the spike to make it hold.

    The Maine Woods

  • Patriots with feruled sticks; and Jacobins kissing the hem of his garment.

    The French Revolution

  • I hated to be classed, cribbed, rebuked, and feruled at the pleasure of one who, as it seemed to me, knew no guide in his rewards but caprice, and no prompter in his punishments but passion.

    Arthur Mervyn Or, Memoirs of the Year 1793

  • It was only yesterday I feruled Ozen Wiggins for chewing gum. "

    Little Grandmother

  • Wish I hadn't told, "thought good-natured Tommy, for to be feruled was the deepest disgrace at this school.

    Little Men

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