Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of horsewhip.
  • noun A beating with a horsewhip.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of whipping with a horsewhip

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Examples

  • "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.

    Old Saint Paul's A Tale of the Plague and the Fire

  • Do ascertain the truth before you do anything violent, such as horsewhipping or poisoning. '

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    Broken China

  • 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.

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  • At others he gave them “a good horsewhipping,” in the hope of deflecting pressures to fire them.

    The Return

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