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cat-o'-nine-tails

See definition of cat-o'-nine-tails on Dictionary.com
  • as inleather
  • as inwhip

synonyms for cat-o'-nine-tails

  • skin
  • goatskin
  • parchment
  • sheepskin
  • strap
  • strop
  • tan
  • taws
  • thong
  • thrash
  • tooling
  • whip
  • oxhide
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How to use cat-o'-nine-tails in a sentence

In nine days he returned, bringing us the thanks of congress, and fresh orders.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
A lateen sail was visible in the direction of Cat Island, and others to the south seemed almost motionless in the far distance.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Dinner occurred in the middle of the day, and about nine in the evening was an informal but copious supper.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
O death, how bitter is the remembrance of thee to a man that hath peace in his possessions!
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
He had been wont to do this on other occasions, because the enemy with nine ships was within sight of the fort.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
His holy book says: There is more joy over one sinner that repenteth than over ninety and nine just men.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
D'o l'on peut aussy veoir, quelle esperance il y a de planter une belle chrestient par tels evangelistes.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
And if he was worried about Farmer Green's cat, why didn't he dig a hole for himself at once, and get out of harm's way?
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
That they may know thee, as we also have known thee, that there is no God beside thee, O Lord.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO CAT-O'-NINE-TAILS

  • cat-o'-nine-tails
  • goatskin
  • oxhide
  • parchment
  • sheepskin
  • skin
  • strap
  • strop
  • tan
  • taws
  • thong
  • thrash
  • tooling
  • whip
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.