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Perhaps we may think the ferule well deserved when we read of the schoolboy's trick immortalized by Persius.

And from the rod or ferule I would have them free, as from the menace of them; for it is both deformed and servile.

The master looks at his great silver watch, and then, with tiresome deliberation, puts the ferule into his desk.

The machine resembled a green gingham circus tent, and it was crowned with a ferule as large as a barrel.

People said the steel ferule of the umbrella had attracted the electric current.

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On this page you'll find 123 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ferule, such as: nightstick, truncheon, bastinado, bat, billy, and birch.

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