Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A whip, especially one of the form used by the Russian penal administration for the chastisement of refractory prisoners.

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Examples

  • Gien ye had said to me noo the nicht, 'Come awa' ben, Mistress Croale, an 'tak a plet o' cockie-leekie wi ''s; it's a cauld nicht;' it's mysel 'wad hae been sae upliftit wi' yer kin'ness, 'at I wad hae gane hame an' ta'en -- I dinna ken -- aiblins a read at my Bible, an 'been to be seen at the kirk upo' Sunday I wad -- o 'that ye may be sure; for it's a heap easier to gang to the kirk nor to read the buik yer lane, whaur ye canna help thinkin' upo 'what it says to ye.

    Sir Gibbie

  • Up there on Dim's plet - choes I viddied that this stonework above the door would take my boots lovely.

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  • Proven effective by NASA astronauts, Peace Corps volunteers and millions of students worldwide une emplette (om-plet) noun, feminine purchase, shopping, acquisition

    emplette - French Word-A-Day

  • Proven effective by NASA astronauts, Peace Corps volunteers and millions of students worldwide une emplette (om-plet) noun, feminine purchase, shopping, acquisition

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  • Proven effective by NASA astronauts, Peace Corps volunteers and millions of students worldwide une emplette (om-plet) noun, feminine purchase, shopping, acquisition

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  • On Y axis, plet three curves, Min that day, median that day, and max that day.

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  • March 14, 2008 at 1:03 pm bagpipez wud beh moas pla…plet…gud 2 heer! thx!

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  • Proven effective by NASA astronauts, Peace Corps volunteers and millions of students worldwide une emplette om-plet noun, feminine purchase, shopping, acquisition

    emplette - French Word-A-Day

  • Proven effective by NASA astronauts, Peace Corps volunteers and millions of students worldwide une emplette om-plet noun, feminine purchase, shopping, acquisition

    French Word-A-Day:

  • "I don't give a--" He slapped a beefy hand on the desk, the ensuing gust of air sending some of the was-plet flies skittering onto the floor.

    Kate

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