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See definition of ferule on Dictionary.com
  • as incudgel
  • as inchastise
  • as inflog
  • as inwhip

synonyms for ferule

  • nightstick
  • truncheon
  • bastinado
  • bat
  • billy
  • birch
  • blackjack
  • bludgeon
  • cane
  • club
  • cosh
  • mace
  • paddle
  • rod
  • sap
  • shill
  • shillelagh
  • stick
  • switch
  • billyclub
  • spontoon
See also synonyms for: feruled / feruling
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How to use ferule in a sentence

Perhaps we may think the ferule well deserved when we read of the schoolboy's trick immortalized by Persius.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
And from the rod or ferule I would have them free, as from the menace of them; for it is both deformed and servile.
DISCOVERIES MADE UPON MEN AND MATTERBEN JONSON
The master looks at his great silver watch, and then, with tiresome deliberation, puts the ferule into his desk.
GRANDFATHER'S CHAIRNATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
The machine resembled a green gingham circus tent, and it was crowned with a ferule as large as a barrel.
OUT OF THE HURLY-BURLYCHARLES HEBER CLARK
People said the steel ferule of the umbrella had attracted the electric current.
MY LITTLE SISTERELIZABETH ROBINS
He waited an instant, in order to give due solemnity to the occasion, then down came the ferule on the desk with a grand crash.
THE GOLD BRICKANN S. STEPHENS
He and young Musgrave had learnt their letters under the same ferule, though their paths had diverged since.
THE VICISSITUDES OF BESSIE FAIRFAXHARRIET PARR
One of the women maintained discipline by means of her corset-board used as a ferule.
THE LIFE AND WORK OF SUSAN B. ANTHONY (VOLUME 1 OF 2)IDA HUSTED HARPER
He believes in the gospel of ferule and whips, and has perfect faith in the efficacy of flogging in homes and schools.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT G. INGERSOLL, VOL. 6 (OF 12)ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
This is shown in detail in fig. 25, in which N is the brass ferule and M the rubber stopper through which the air-pipe passes.
RESPIRATION CALORIMETERS FOR STUDYING THE RESPIRATORY EXCHANGE AND ENERGY TRANSFORMATIONS OF MANFRANCIS GANO BENEDICT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO FERULE

  • baste
  • beat
  • berate
  • castigate
  • censure
  • chasten
  • chew out
  • climb all over
  • correct
  • ferule
  • flog
  • lash
  • lay into
  • lean on
  • pummel
  • punish
  • ream
  • scourge
  • skelp
  • slap down
  • spank
  • thrash
  • upbraid
  • whip
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