Definition of Horsewhipping

1. Noun. The act of whipping with a horsewhip. "That villain needs a good horsewhipping"

Generic synonyms: Flagellation, Flogging, Lashing, Tanning, Whipping
Derivative terms: Horsewhip



Definition of Horsewhipping

1. Verb. (present participle of horsewhip) ¹

2. Noun. A beating with a horsewhip. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Horsewhipping

1. horsewhip [v] - See also: horsewhip

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Horsewhipping

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horsetail milkweed
horsetails
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horsetraders
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horseweed
horseweeds
horsewhip
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horsewhipping (current term)
horsewhippings
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horsewomen
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horsey
horsey set
horseyculture
horseys
horsiculture

Literary usage of Horsewhipping

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1. Our Press Gang; Or, A Complete Exposition of the Corruptions and Crimes of by Lambert A. Wilmer (1859)
"... which affords no adequate protection to man or woman from the trumpet-tongued defamation of the newspaper press. CUDGELLING AND horsewhipping. ..."

2. Later Leaves: Being the Further Reminiscences of Montagu Williams by Montagu Stephen Williams (1891)
"Lord Carington and Mr. Grenville Murray: A charge of assault— The Queen's Messenger—A horsewhipping—Disgraceful scene in Court—Fighting for the ..."

3. My Life and Recollections by Grantley Fitzhardinge Berkeley (1865)
"Close and his curse—Selling presentation slippers— Colonel Berkeley horsewhipping Mr. Judge—Heavy damages —Deer hunting in the neighbourhood—Curious idea of ..."

4. Recollections of an Actor by Walter Alexander Donaldson (1865)
"... Miss O'Neill's husband, in the cast—Remarkable marriages of Actresses —How to cure a stage-struck youth—horsewhipping Lord Randolph. ..."

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