ferule ferule


  • (n) a switch (a stick or cane or flat paddle) used to punish children


  1. No blame attaches to PTI'S excellent translator; but to PTI'S printer, a ferule-rap for cold-bloodedly murdering the Emperor's Latin.
  2. A kind of miracle happened: the ferule of the teacher became the poet's magic wand.
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untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /