pistol-whip :

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  • v  beat with a pistol

  • The two men in the backseat began to kick and pistol-whip him, ordering him to "confess" to being a Sunni and demanding to know his name.
  • When some local toughs threatened to run him out of town, he grabbed the ringleader and promised to pistol-whip him the length of Main Street if he talked back to the law again.
  • A witness testified he saw her pistol-whip a crippled widow to death.
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  • Carjackers pistol-whip man, 69, force him to withdraw cash
    A 69-year-old man was pistol-whipped and forced to withdraw money from a Greenacres bank during a carjacking Thursday afternoon. Greenacres police said the victim was at the Cumberland Farms gas station on 10th Avenue North when two men entered his car and struck him in the face with a gun. The gunmen then drove the man to a bank, forcing him to withdraw cash, before dropping him off along ...
    June 21, 2013 - WPBF Palm Beach

  • Peter Franchot in Baltimore Sun
    I've been around Annapolis a lot, and when I hear the steady drumbeat of these rumors I take them seriously,Franchot said. "The exact quote communicated back to me was that 'We're going to pistol-whip your agency.' "

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