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noun as in whip

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If you, like me, watch any movie involving dogs with your stomach muscles clenched as tight as a rawhide knot, you should know that there are several tense moments in Dog, times when you’re certain something bad is going to happen.

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The dog suddenly darted from the cabin and streaked after Dicks, a piece of rawhide trailing from his neck.

Lost Sister had fashioned a rude litter out of rawhide and two saplings, slack between the poles so the girl could not roll out.

For the lash or rawhide (scutica or lrum) was often used a sort of cat-o'-nine-tails, made of cords or thongs of leather.

No doubt you would give free play to the strap and the rawhide and other implements of the slave-driver.

“I do not know that,” replied Doña Jocasta thoughtfully, and she sank into a rawhide chair in the shade of a pillar.


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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rawhide, such as: cane, bat, belt, birch, cat-o'-nine-tails, and crop.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.