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We made one film called Thy Neighbor's Wife in which I got flogged at the public whipping post for adultery. I did my best acting in that film, I guess.
Cleo Moore

Meaning of "whipping post" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WHIPPING POST

whipping post  [ˈwɪpɪŋ pəʊst] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WHIPPING POST

noun
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pronoun
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conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Whipping post is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES WHIPPING POST MEAN IN ENGLISH?

whipping post

Pillory

The pillory was a device made of a wooden or metal framework erected on a post, with holes for securing the head and hands, formerly used for punishment by public humiliation and often further physical abuse, sometimes lethal. The pillory is related to the stocks. The word is documented in English since 1274, and stems from Old French pellori, itself from medieval Latin pilloria, of uncertain origin, perhaps a diminutive of Latin pila "pillar, stone barrier."...

Definition of whipping post in the English dictionary

The definition of whipping post in the dictionary is a wooden post to which a person was tied to undergo the punishment of whipping.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WHIPPING POST


airpost
ˈɛəˌpəʊst
almost
ˈɔːlməʊst
bedpost
ˈbɛdˌpəʊst
blogpost
ˈblɒɡˌpəʊst
coast
kəʊst
doorpost
ˈdɔːˌpəʊst
Freepost
ˈfriːˌpəʊst
gatepost
ˈɡeɪtˌpəʊst
ghost
ɡəʊst
goalpost
ˈɡəʊlˌpəʊst
guidepost
ˈɡaɪdˌpəʊst
host
həʊst
impost
ˈɪmpəʊst
lamppost
ˈlæmpˌpəʊst
milepost
ˈmaɪlˌpəʊst
most
məʊst
outpost
ˈaʊtˌpəʊst
post
pəʊst
signpost
ˈsaɪnˌpəʊst
soundpost
ˈsaʊndˌpəʊst

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WHIPPING POST

whipped
whipped cream
whipper
whipper-in
whippers-in
whippersnapper
whippet
whippiness
whipping
whipping boy
whipping cream
whipping top
whippletree
whippoorwill
whippy
whipray
whips
whipsaw
whipstaff
whipstall

WORDS THAT END LIKE WHIPPING POST

book post
by return of post
command post
customs post
fence post
first post
from pillar to post
frontier post
hitching post
king post
last post
listening post
newel post
observation post
parcel post
registered post
repost
staging post
tool post
trading post
winning post

Synonyms and antonyms of whipping post in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «whipping post» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WHIPPING POST

Find out the translation of whipping post to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of whipping post from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «whipping post» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

鞭打后
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

poste de flagelación
570 millions of speakers

English

whipping post
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सजा पोस्ट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

آخر الجلد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

битья сообщение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pelourinho
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চাবুক পোস্ট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

poste à fouetter
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Penyerahan pos
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Pranger
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

泡立てポスト
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

휘핑 포스트
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Whipping post
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

whipping bài
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இடுகையிட்டது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पोस्ट फोडणी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kırbaçlanan kişinin bağlandığı direk
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

palo della flagellazione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

bita po
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

биття повідомлення
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Mesaj biciuire
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κτυπώντας μήνυμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

lyfstraf post
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

visp inlägget
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

piske
5 millions of speakers

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about whipping post

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Cleo Moore
We made one film called Thy Neighbor's Wife in which I got flogged at the public whipping post for adultery. I did my best acting in that film, I guess.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WHIPPING POST»

Discover the use of whipping post in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to whipping post and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Whipping Post
The lost sequel to The Whipping Club! Subject of a two-year search by your publisher.
Angela Pearson, 2014
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Whipping Post
Barry Barnes. WHIPPING POST By Barry Barnes Editor Vickie Riggsbee iUniverse, Inc. New York Lincoln Shanghai Whipping Post All Rights Reserved © 2003 by Barry Barnes.
Barry Barnes, 2003
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Domestic Tyranny: The Making of American Social Policy ...
A Repuhlican state legislator and friend of Stone's sponsored a hill in the Massachusetts state legislature in 1885 to punish wife heating with the whipping post. Stone wrote favorahly ahout the proposed legislation in the Woman's Journal and ...
Elizabeth Hafkin Pleck, 2004
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WHAT TROUBLE I HAVE SEEN
Several Portland legislators asserted that the law had deterred wife beating, and most of their rural counterparts also stood by the whipping post. The repeal effort failed decisively. The whipping post law proved to be much more vulnerable ...
David PETERSON DEL MAR, 2009
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Essays on the Family and Historical Change
The whipping post for wife beaters, the proponents claimed, had been a great success. Flogging had been a valuable means of discipline in the English army, and its adoption had put an end to armed robbery, once prevalent in London.
Leslie Page Moch, Gary D. Stark, 1983
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The book of days, a miscellany of popular antiquities
'f The stocks were often so constructed as to serve both for stocks and whipping- post. The posts which supported the stocks being made sufficiently high.werc furnished near the top with iron clasps to fasten round the wrists of the offender, and ...
Robert Chambers, 1862
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Domestic Violence: A Reference Handbook
Unfortunately, in Maryland and Delaware, the whipping post is used primarily to flog blacks. Very few wife beaters are ever punished; the whipping post is rarely used after 1910 and is abolished in Maryland in 1948 and Delaware in 1952.
Margi Laird McCue, 2008
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Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, Quarter Session Dockets, ...
Defendant pleads guilt}', fined in the sum of 10 pounds to the Governor for the support of Government, make restitution of the goods stolen if not already restored, receive on his bare back at the common whipping post between the hours of 10 ...
Pennsylvania. Court of Quarter Sessions (Cumberland County), Diane E. Greene, 2000
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Women in Pacific Northwest History: An Anthology (Revised ...
Indeed, Oregon's whipping post had not made much of an impact. It did not last long, and at the time of its repeal the Oregonian could recall its being employed only four times, three in Portland and once in isolated Baker County. Oregon's ...
Karen J. Blair, 2001
10
Rebel with a Conscience
Among my achievements were working with the legislature to eliminate Delaware's two anachronisms, the whipping post and the debtors' prison. The whipping post had been Delaware's most notorious treatment for offenders in earlier years.
Russell Wilbur Peterson, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WHIPPING POST»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term whipping post is used in the context of the following news items.
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Trump: I'm America's 'whipping post'
“It seems like I'm sort of the whipping post because I bring it up, and I don't understand it,” he said of backlash against his comments. “Whether you're liberal, ... «The Hill, Jul 15»
2
Donald Trump called himself a 'whipping post' amid corporate …
Donald Trump took to Fox & Friends to defend the comments on Mexican immigrants that landed him in hot water this week with companies like NBC, Macy's, ... «The Week Magazine, Jul 15»
3
Freddie Gibbs Made A Song With A Metal Band
“Tied To The Whipping Post” will be on KING 810's upcoming DJ Drama mixtape, ... Michigan metal band King 810 on a new song, “Tied To The Whipping Post. «The FADER, Jun 15»
4
Dems Reach Out to White Working Class
I think that they have kind of unwittingly used this group, white working males, as a whipping post for a lot of their policies. And then when they react, they say ... «American Thinker, Apr 15»
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Review & Photos | Wanee Music Festival 2015 | Live Oak
This year's incarnation is the first after The Allman Brothers Band's final ... and more, leading up to an astounding finale of “Whipping Post” -> “Muffin Man. «JamBase, Apr 15»
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Video | Taz & Band Team With Robert Randolph For Whipping Post
While most focus was on Billy & The Kids at The Capitol Theatre on Friday night, the Grateful Dead drummer's band wasn't the only group to perform at the ... «JamBase, Mar 15»
7
Gregg Allman Delivers Memorable Show at Hard Rock Live
... including the set-opening “Statesboro Blues," the '90s-era “Soulshine” and “Whipping Post,” which an audience member had called out for early in the night (it ... «Cleveland Scene Weekly, Mar 15»
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Cover Alert | KDTU, Taz & Leavell Classic Rock Night
... tunes best associated with The Allman Brothers Band, a group Leavell was a member of between 1972 and 1976 - "Statesboro Blues" & "Whipping Post" - with ... «JamBase, Feb 15»
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Whipping Post brings "uncommonly durable" leather goods to Inman …
Two years later, after working for a leather company and studying the craft in Mexico, Barr founded Whipping Post (331 Elizabeth Street). The name was inspired ... «Atlanta Magazine, Feb 15»
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2016: Jim Webb: White Working-Class Voters 'Whipping Post' for …
“I think that they have kind of unwittingly used this group, white working males, as a whipping post for a lot of their policies. And then when they react, they say ... «Breitbart News, Jan 15»

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