horsewhipping horsewhipping

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a whip for controlling horses
  2. (v) whip with a whip intended for horses
  3. (n) the act of whipping with a horsewhip

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It is a damn shame that horsewhipping of editors has gone out of style.
  2. In the army he introduced horsewhipping and quick execution for spies and traitors.
  3. Sued for divorce by her husband, she began her defense by horsewhipping him on the courthouse steps.

Quotes

  • "I think it may be up to them to take some of their leadership out in the back and give them a horsewhipping about the fact it was done this way," Tory told reporters outside the Legislature. "I think they brought a lot of ill will to the...
    on Apr 28, 2008 By: John Tory Source: Toronto Star

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