Definición de cat-o'-nine-tails en inglés:

cat-o'-nine-tails

Saltos de línea: cat-o'-nine-tails
Pronunciación: /katəˈnɑɪnteɪlz
 
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sustantivo

historical
A rope whip with nine knotted cords, formerly used (especially at sea) to flog offenders.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Flogging with the cat-o'-nine-tails and hanging were the major punishments.
  • Selina ignored him, but I thought I could detect a hint of longing in the way she fingered the whip looped at her belt (a cat-o'-nine-tails).
  • Jesus is beaten with canes, then with an early version of a cat-o'-nine-tails.

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