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Topic: Tawse

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  Tawse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A tawse ' (the plural of Scots taw, a thong of a whip) is a typically Scottish implement for physical punishment, called tawsing after it, that was often used for educational discipline instead of the English cane (which, like the horse crop, was however used in private schools, usually on bare bottoms or the hands).
Scottish schools used the tawse to beat pupils on the buttocks, legs or hands.
Tawse is also the name of a sept (genealogical branch) of the Scottish Clan Farquharson.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tawse   (337 words)

 the belt
The tawse may be applied to the palm of the hands or the buttocks.
The tawse is associated with Scotland, just as the cane is with England, and has been employed in domestic, educational and judicial contexts.
A final note on the tawse: In 1982 its monopoly manufacturer in Scotland, Lochgelly saddler John Dick, "whose family firm had been making the tawse in their Fife workshop since Victorian children were learning their three R's and being belted", went out of production.
www.braehead.info /html/the_belt.html   (5196 words)

('Tawse' was the official term, but in conversation it was always called 'the belt'.) It was the only instrument permitted under the 1968 Code of Practice agreed between the Scottish teachers' unions and the Scottish Education Department.
Generally, however, the tawse in Scotland was given on the hands, often - contrary to the usual practice with the cane in England - in front of the class.
There is one significant exception to the dominance of the tawse in Scottish education, and that is the independent (private) schools.
www.corpun.com /scotland.htm   (2740 words)

 Tawse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Tawse was used in the past in schools as a means of giving discipline.
These days the use of the Tawse is very popular among Scotish and English Mistress to discipline their slaves.
The Tawse which is made from hide is usually 24 inches long.
www.mistressincontrol.com /mistresstawse.htm   (95 words)

 Golf Instruction: Author Archives - Charlie Tawse
Tawse was introduced to the game by his father, who was a golf professional in Scotland.
In 1951 Tawse migrated to the U.S with family at the age of 15.
Tawse considers himself one of the few people who can say they have never worked a day in their life, and likes to add that his entire life has been one big round of golf.
www.golfinstruction.com /authorarchives/tawse.htm   (397 words)

 Untitled Document
The Lochgelly Tawse is still manufactured in small quantities, in Lochgelly and is bought by collectors.
The Tawse comes in four weights and is sold in a lined wooden presentation/display box which is hand signed by Margaret Dick.
The half size Tawse was manufactured and used in some primary schools.
website.lineone.net /~magydick/sale.htm   (130 words)

 SPLW Tawse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This is a genuine late 1970's Lochgelly 2 tail Tawse in light tan.
This Tawse is in excellent condition with no cracks or damage.
It is in the thick supple hide which is often difficult to stamp but the markings on this example are quite clear.
www.snakepitleatherworks.com /available/tawse2.html   (97 words)

 What the Critics say - The Toronto Star   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
But the real secret behind all the hand-crafted wines is veteran master winemaker Deborah Paskus, 53, who now divides her time between Tawse Winery and her 17 acres of young vines far to the east at Closson Chase Vineyards in our emerging new wine region, Prince Edward County.
With 30 acres of vines on site and 50 acres elsewhere, great chardonnay is the Tawse focus now, but the winery has 30-year-old riesling vines surrounding it, which produce an opulent 2003 Riesling ($22, rating 90) stuffed with sweet-edged nectarine-, tangerine- and apricot-laced flavours.
The Tawse 2002 Vintner's Reserve Pinot Noir rates a 93, with classic beetroot, fl cherry and red plum finesse in a silky textured vessel.
www.tawsewinery.ca /reviews/TheStar-GordonStimmel-20July2005.html   (502 words)

 Tawse by Snake Pit Leather Works   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The tawse was feared by anyone who faced its use.
Each Tawse runs in the 3/8" to 1/2" thickness without losing the integrity of the flex needed to properly duplicate the action of this strap.
The photo above shows a comparison of our tawse to an original Lochgelly tawse that was actually used by a headmaster of a UK school in the 50's.
www.snakepitleatherworks.com /other/tawse.html   (270 words)

 Tawse Family Genealogy Forum (25 Latest Messages)
Re: Tawse from Kinghorn, Scotland - ALISON GLASHAN 1/10/06
Re: Tawse from Kinghorn, Scotland - Connie Mulholland 5/03/02
Re: Tawse from Kinghorn, Scotland - Stuart Tawse 2/15/02
genforum.genealogy.com /cgi-bin/latest.cgi?tawse   (177 words)

 The London Tanners. Fine, hand crafted spankings paddles and accessories.
The tawse was then swung down in a vertical arc so that it landed along the length of the upper palm.
Although it might appear that a heavy tawse needed two hands to swing it, this is not the case and women teachers could belt 15-year-old boys very effectively with a one-handed stroke, which was more accurate.
This exact replica of the Four Tail Lochgelly Tawse as used in Scottish schools up until the early seventies and made originally by J Dick, is hand crafted from the finest 14-16 oz (5-6mm) Stamped H for Heavy Imported British Harness Leather.
www.thelondontanners.com /schoolroom.htm   (1765 words)

 Tawse Tyres and Autoparts of Inverurie
Autoparts, established in 1989 by Graham Tawse, specialise in the supply of automotive parts and accessories.
Tawse Tyre Co. Ltd specialise in the supply and fitting of all makes of tyres, exhausts and batteries for both motorists and farmers.
The company is affiliated with Autoparts through Graham Tawse who owns and runs both businesses.
www.tawse.co.uk   (151 words)

 Interesting, worthless words you haven’t heard
Or maybe she does know what tawse means, but she sure as heck isn’t going to let you play with her tawse, much less see it.
According to Webster’s Dictionary, the definition of tawse is: A leather thong split into strips at the end, used as a whip.
For example, based on the definition of tawse, I thought it was leather thong underwear with some tassels, when in fact it is an actual whip.
www.uwrf.edu /student-voice/050304/OBwords.htm   (767 words)

 Untitled Document
In short it would hurt like hell but not cause any permanent damage or risk cutting the hand, so the little dears would not bleed on their jotters.
Chambers Scots dictionary definition: Tawse, Taws, a leather strap cut into thongs at one end, for the use of schoolmasters to punish with, to whip, scourge, belabour.
Tawse-taes, the thongs at the end of a Tawse.
website.lineone.net /~magydick/describe.htm   (193 words)

 M C Customs - Hand crafted tawses, straps and paddles
This tawse is made from a fairly supple hide that is a minumum of 3/16" thick.
This tawse is made from a supple, heavy hide that is a minumum of 15/64" thick.
This tawse is made from a stiff, hard hide that is a minumum of 15/64" thick.
www.mccustoms.co.uk /main.php?showitems=2   (606 words)

 Confessions of an English Gentleman: Her first spanking
I told her I’d begin with a tawse, a strip of thick leather about two feet long, tapered to a handle at one end, and slit up the middle at the other end.
I paused for a moment to admire the outline of the tawse impressed across the centre of her buttocks.
Whereas with the tawse I had set up a regular rhythm, now I made her wait, kept her in suspense about how many taps there would be before the cane whistled down again.
rogerothornhill.typepad.com /confessions_of_an_english/2006/03/her_first_spank.html   (2066 words)

 School corporal punishment, UK, Oct 2002 - CORPUN ARCHIVE uks00210
The belt, the strap or the tawse first came into favour with Scottish teachers -- and parents -- in the 1880s and remained in use until corporal punishment was abolished in schools just over 100 years later.
The first Lochgelly Tawse were produced by coachbuilder Robert Philp, Lochgelly, and this name was stamped on the 30-inch leathers, made originally from harness leather.
Pre-1910, the Lochgelly Tawse had a slit in the top (teacher's) end for hanging the implement up with, but after that a round hole was punched in the leather for this purpose.
www.corpun.com /uks00210.htm   (1156 words)

 Broadside ballad entitled 'The Auld Pair O' Tawse'
A 'tawse' was a leather strap that was used to punish badly behaved children.
This light-hearted ballad is written from the perspective of a nostalgic adult, fondly remembering the times when his mother used to physically chastise him for his errant behaviour.
The character considers the various methods and instruments of punishment that his mother used on him, and concludes that the 'Auld Pair o' Tawse' was the reprimand that made him feel 'glad'.
www.nls.uk /broadsides/broadside.cfm/id/14921   (485 words)

 Spanking Paddles, Lochgelly Tawse, Floggers
The original Tawse, or strap, was made in Lochgelly, Fife, by John J Dick, and today the original items are highly sought after by many CP enthusiasts, they are now in short supply and can cost several hundreds of pounds.
Our Lochgelly Tawse is a ideal choice for traditional CP devotees, it is a formidable instrument, much larger and heavier than many SandM tawses.
This tawse is of an Antique brown, with a craved rose design on one side.
www.tickleberry.co.uk /pages/spanking.html   (237 words)

 Toronto Life: Wine Blog
Tawse Family Winery of Niagara recently showed its new vintages to trade and media with a tasting at the Summerhill LCBO store, followed by dinner at Didier, co-hosted by Toronto-based agent Rob Jull of Vinifera Wine Services.
Moray Tawse opened his multi-million dollar vertical winery on the Beamsville Bench last year, launching a line of $25 and up, old vine, low yield, riesling, chardonnay, cabernet franc and pinot noir by well-known, macro-winemaker Deborah Paskus.
The Tawse 2003 Cabernet Franc ***1/2 ($29.00, winery only) is lighter and a bit greener than the ripe, elegant 2002 that took top Cab Franc at the 2005 Canadian Wine Awards; but it has seamless texture, charm and sour raspberry-cherry fruit that worked magic with Chef Didier Leroy’s perfectly rendered cornish hen.
www.torontolife.com /blogs/wine/2006/may/15/county-terroir-tawse-lifford-highlights   (793 words)

 Made by the hands of a Sioux
Overall with the hanging tawse and lower beaded work is 7 1/2 inches tall.
Length is the actual jaw is14 inches tall and the overall height with the hanging tawse and beads is 14 inches tall.
Overall length from the tip of the tallest feather to the end of the beaded tawse is 22 inches.
www.liquidfireinc.com /native.htm   (1014 words)

 McAlpine to quit contracting with Hall & Tawse sale
ALFRED McAlpine will today announce that it is getting out of contracting for the second time in two years with the £20m sale of Hall & Tawse to the privately-owned Mansell group.
McAlpine said at the time that this was a different kind of contracting to the type it had just closed down in that it concentrated on smaller, regional projects.
McAlpine chief executive Oliver Whitehead said: "Hall & Tawse came with the set and we were content to have it but it was never going to be part of the long-term plan.
telegraph.co.uk /htmlContent.jhtml?html=/archive/1997/11/24/calp24.html   (381 words)

 Gus Tawse
It looked like Gus Tawse was destined for a life in showbiz as early as 1989, when he won Kirkhill Primary School's primary seven talent contest, doing impressions of such star names as Saint & Greavsie, Alan Whicker and the granddad from Bread.
And a love for writing topical news jokes coupled with a wealth of material mean that whether he's doing a ten-minute open spot or headlining a small gigs, no two sets are ever the same.
Gus Tawse (compere): "An exquisite comedy writer with a wicked sense of humour" - The Heckler uperbly.
www.aboutaberdeen.com /gustawse.php   (657 words)

The world around me is my greatest influence which probably explains the lack of new music at the moment as my life is spent in a boat pub!
Tawse's Latest Blog Entry [Subscribe to this Blog]
After years of guitar playing in and out of bands my music making adventure took me onto a PC and here we are.
myspace.com /tawse   (561 words)

 Adele Haze’s “Spanking Model Speaks” » A Schoolgirl and a Tawse
Whats URI ?….I can confirm the tawse DOES hurt, the three strokes I had when I was only 10 years old still sticks in my memeory, the swelling was still there next day.
I think I may have a tawse or two to use, otherwise there is always the cane for your other end.
I really like hand action, as some of you might know already, and I have both a two and a three-tailed tawses, on top of the cane, for that purpose.
adelehaze.com /2006/09/28/schoolgirl-and-tawse   (498 words)

 Tawse Family Genealogy Forum
John Tawse, 1797, Saint Nicholas, Aberdeen - Johanne Kvamme 4/18/05
Re: John Tawse, 1797, Saint Nicholas, Aberdeen - ALISON GLASHAN 1/25/06
OBIT - Amelia Taylor Tawse, Scotland - Lexi 3/27/05
genforum.genealogy.com /tawse   (166 words)

 comedy cv - the UK's largest collection of comedians biogs and photos
If you are interested in booking any of the comedians that are featured on this website please email me at mullaney3@blueyonder.co.uk and I will be happy to pass on your enquiry.
It looked like Gus Tawse was destined for a life in showbiz as early as 1989, when he won Kirkhill Primary School's primary seven talent contest, doing impressions of such star names as Saint and Greavsie, Alan Wicker and the Grandad from Bread.
Unfortunately, he was soon to find that the road to stardom was not an easy one to take - a combination of his voice breaking and having to be in bed by 10 o'clock making it extremely difficult to get gigs.
www.comedycv.co.uk /gustawse/index.htm   (308 words)

 F/F Spanking Forum
Grandma made clear that there was no way for me to escape the tawse after I had taken the hand-spanking.
In the evening before it was time for dinner grandma told me it was time for the tawse now.
It was dark red where the tawse had hit.
disc.server.com /discussion.cgi?disc=63336;article=16381;title=F/...   (619 words)

 Mansell - Hall & Tawse Joinery
Hall & Tawse Joinery is widely recognised as one of the leading providers of specialist and bespoke joinery.
With over 120 years in business, Hall & Tawse Joinery has unrivalled experience in providing a quality product.
The range is extensive, offering predominantly non-standard products and includes a range of specialist skills to meet the most exacting standard.
www.hallandtawse.co.uk   (117 words)

 Kilts and the Tawse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Scottish tradition of discipline includes corporal punishment administered to the buttocks of adults with a cane or tawse.
Application of Lochgelly senior Tawse type H at an initial dose of 6 strokes per buttock before walking out.
Further application of Lochgelly senior Tawse type H to both buttocks simultaneously at double the initial dose at three sessions for demonstration, training and discipline purposes.
www.milism.net /kiltandtawse.htm   (390 words)

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