sennet whip

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sennit, sennet +‎ whip

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sennet whip (plural sennet whips)

  1. An implement for informal corporal punishment, usually consisting of about 18 inches of rope, made heavier and more brittle by dipping in hot tar, usually with a knot in the receiving end, or simulated by pleating leather shoelaces to form a single length as a thin whip.

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