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  Whip (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A whip is a cord or strap, usually with a stiff handle, used for striking.
Whip (politics), a member of a legislature who ensures party members attend and vote as the party leadership desires
Whipping knot, a kind of binding to prevent a cut end from fraying
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Whipping   (188 words)

 Common whipping - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The common whipping is the simplest type of whipping knot, a series of knots intended to stop a rope from unraveling.
The benefit of a common whipping is that no tools are necessary and the rope does not need to be unlayed.
Other whippings avoid this by interleaving the whipping with the strands of the rope and creating friction with the strands to avoid slipping.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Common_whipping   (345 words)

 Whipping   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Whipping, which may be taken to stand for corporal punishment in general is as a rule undesirable although advisable in some cases.
Whipping may be necessary when other resorts fail; yet she should not use the rod if it is possible to avoid doing so.
When whipping is done, the child should be given to understand that it is not for the purpose of venting the rage of the parent or teacher, nor in the spirit of revenge or retaliation, but for the child's own good.
www.oakwood.edu /ocgoldmine/sdoc/discipline/egdisc12.htm   (382 words)

 Whipping of Slaves
The flesh on the back and limbs was beaten to a jelly -- one shoulder-bone was laid bare -- there were several cuts, apparently from a club, on the head -- and around the neck was the indentation of a cord, by which it is supposed she had been confined to a tree.
My mistress was not contented with using the whip, but often pinched their cheeks and arms in the most cruel manner.
Whipping especially, when in some States disfranchised the party subjected to it, and rendered him for ever infamous before the law, was made the penalty for the most trifling misdemeanor.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /USASwhipping.htm   (3296 words)

 Whipping Cream
Whipped cream is generally sweetened with sugar and can also have flavoring added to it for special recipes.
Stabilizing whipped cream gives it a firmer texture and allows it to be used as piping for a decorative border on a cake, prevents it from weeping, and stops it from deflating when mixed with juicy ingredients, such as strawberries and raspberries.
If the whipped cream is to be spread on a cake or dessert, use immediately because it will set quickly and become difficult to spread.
www.hormel.com /templates/knowledge/knowledge.asp?catitemid=17&id=962   (1812 words)

 Whipping - Execution Of Sentences - Rules And Orders Of The Lahore High Court, Lahore
Mode of infliction.-- Sentence of whipping shall be executed by the infliction of the punishment on the buttocks of the person sentenced, with a rattan in the usual manner.
In the case of persons under 16 years of age, whipping shall be inflicted on the buttocks in the way of school discipline, with a rattan not more than half an inch in diameter.
Magistrate to certify that the prisoner is in a fit state of health.-- Magistrate who are empowered to pass sentences of whipping should, before the sentence is carried into execution, be careful in every case to satisfy themselves that the offender is in a fit state of health to undergo the punishment.
www.lhc.gov.pk /rulesorder/vol_3/v3ch20-c.htm   (642 words)

 The Mavens' Word of the Day
Most people are familiar with the figurative sense of whipping boy, 'a person or thing made to bear the blame for someone else's actions; scapegoat', a sense that is in wide use.
Whipping boys were usually of relatively high status themselves--not peasants, that is--and were genuinely close companions of the noble.
The expression whipping boy in the literal sense is first recorded in the seventeenth century, and for obvious reasons is now obsolete except in historical contexts.
www.randomhouse.com /wotd/index.pperl?date=19990408   (301 words)

 Taste: In a froth over whipping creams
Since whipped cream is really a stable foam made of tiny air bubbles and fat clumps, the fat content is important.
Whipping cream is not used for decorating pastries because it usually ends up being too soft for that.
In both cases, add a little sugar to taste when the cream is whipped and beat for another 10 seconds to "seal" the cream and tighten it.
www.saintpetersburgtimes.com /2004/08/18/Taste/In_a_froth_over_whipp.shtml   (768 words)

 Criminal Punishment at the Old Bailey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
In making these decisions, consideration was given to the defendant's character, the nature of the offence, the strength of the evidence against him or her, and the state of crime at the time (if it was believed a crime wave was occurring, the defendant was more likely to be hanged to deter others).
Over the course of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries the proportion of whippings carried out in public declined, but the number of private whippings increased after 1772 owing to a loss of faith in the alternative punishments of transportation and the death penalty.
The public whipping of women was abolished in 1817 (after having been in decline since the 1770s) and that of men ended in the 1830s.
www.oldbaileyonline.org /history/crime/punishment.html   (4017 words)

 Whipping Boy
Whipping Boy, who consisted of Paul Page on guitar, Fearghal McKee on vocals, Myles McDonnell on bass, and Colm Hassett on drums, may be no more, but the staggering music they left behind is timeless.
Their second and third LPs, 1995's Heartworm and the recently released Whipping Boy, are melancholic pop masterpieces, full of heartfelt melodies, crashing guitars, and sheer atmospheric brilliance.
It will not be Whipping Boy part II, however, but it will hopefully retain the spirit inherent in the way we play guitars.
www.angelfire.com /ma2/vendetta/interviews/whippingboy.html   (3242 words)

 pagovopp | Houses of Parliament
Whips have an important role in party business within Parliament, particularly when the voting strengths of the main parties are close, as in the 1992-1997 parliament.
Failure by MPs to attend a vote with a three-line whip is usually seen as a rebellion against the party and may eventually result in disciplinary action, such as suspension from the parliamentary party.
The Opposition Chief Whip receives advance notice of the Government's business programme each week, and no final decision is taken by the Government until after consultation with him or her.
www.parliament.uk /works/pagovopp.cfm   (1160 words)

Even though "whipping" is done in several different ways, the finished "whippings" have similar appearance: the ends are secured under the turns, the length of the whipping is equal to the diameter of the rope, and all turns are parallel.
Synthetic rope, rope made of plastic, should be whipped and fused to prevent the rope from fraying.
Fusing helps to hold the whipping in place and the whipping helps to prevent the fused rope strands from braking apart.
www.scoutxing.com /knots/whipping/whipping.htm   (197 words)

 Whipping Boy - News
Whipping Boy officially sold out their hometown gig at The Olympia with thousands of tickets gone in a matter of weeks.
Whipping Boy will appear on the Tom Dunne Show (Pet sounds) on Today FM this Thursday between 7-8pm where they will confirm dates for the Olympia, Dublin on the 18 December and the Savoy in Cork on the 19th December.
Support on the night will almost certainly come from The Whipping Boy whose next single is due out on the 17th September and their new LP (NOT a re-issue!) is slated for release on the 24th October.
www.irishmusiccentral.com /whippingboy/news.html   (2506 words)

 Kitchen Dictionary: Heavy Cream
Heavy cream, also called heavy whipping cream, is whipping cream with a milk fat content of between 36 and 40 percent.
The colder cream is to start, and the colder it stays as you whip it, the easier and better it whips.
When whipping cream, add the sugar when the cream is mostly whipped, and the cream will whip to a higher volume.
www.recipezaar.com /library/getentry.zsp?id=361   (227 words)

 Indentureship                               Indian Heritage ...
I read with horror and dismay that in this present day and age and after 37 years of independence and 33 years of Republican status, a section of the nation's judicial system is still capable of demonstrating a commitment to a backward sentencing policy.
This sentencing is insensitive to the present ethnic insecurities in the country.
WEST COAST BERBICE - A 27-year-old man of Rose Hall, Corentyne, has been sentenced to a whipping of ten lashes and jail for a total of seven years for robbery under arms and unlawful possession of a gun and ammunition.
indenturedlabourers.angelcities.com /whipping.htm   (1312 words)

 ESPN Outdoors -- Whipping the nation into shape   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Two important factors that distinguish WHIP from other Farm Bill programs are that land eligibility is not limited to agricultural settings and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) can tailor the program to meet wildlife needs on a state-by-state basis.
A variety of habitats are being restored across the Nation under WHIP, including salmon and trout streams in the Northeast and Northwest, grasslands and wetlands in the Midwest, and riparian forests in the Southwest and Southeast.
Last year, the NRCS obligated a total of $405,849 for WHIP conservation projects in Louisiana alone.
espn.go.com /outdoors/conservation/s/c_fea_BS_WHIP_program.html   (557 words)

 Urban Dictionary: whipped
She told him to bring home a tree that she found on the ground from Wilmington to Atlanta, so he picked up the tree, put it in his lap, and held it there for four hours, and then dropped it in the middle of his driveway.
The whipped term is used to be reference to how Slave master whipped their slaves and denied them any free will.
Whipped, or pussy whipped, as slang for being used or under the control of someone else.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=whipped&r=d   (495 words)

 Whipping to start on Thursday   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
House Majority Whip Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) and Chief Deputy Whip Eric Cantor (R-Va.) are expected to hold a listening session tomorrow with Republican House members to sound out the conference on Social Security reform.
The whip organization will be crucial to the success or failure of Social Security reform, especially after the string of recent reports that congressional Republicans are reluctant to embrace President Bush’s reform principles.
Questions at tomorrow’s whip meeting are expected to involve specific reform policies as well as how to answer particular attacks and constituent concerns.
www.thehill.com /thehill/export/TheHill/News/Frontpage/030205/whipping.html   (768 words)

 Negro History Bulletin: Poetic justice: the whipping of William H. Clopton
Whipping was the most common form of punishment administered by planters to their slaves.
The historian Kenneth M. Stampp maintains that the whip was "the emblem of the master's authority." Furthermore, whippings were often public exhibitions in which slaves "watched as their wives, husbands, mothers, fathers, children, and relatives were flogged." (1)
Clopton's propensity for whipping slave women in the nude earned him the reputation "as the cruelest master in Charles City County." Prior to the planter's apprehension, he had severely beaten some of his female slaves.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1157/is_2001_Jan-Dec/ai_95149970   (1258 words)

 Reason magazine -- March 2001, The Whipping Boy by Jib Fowles
Whatever its immediate source, the energy that breathes life into the whipping boy of television violence has its ultimate origins in fear -- fear of disorder that, in the extreme, could overturn society.
General apprehension about the course of history is in several senses the opposite of video violence -- the passivity of fear vs. the frenzy of aggression, the amorphous vs. the detailed, and the actual vs. the symbolic.
Jib Fowles (fowles@cl.uh.edu) is a professor of communication at the University of Houston-Clear Lake.
reason.com /0103/fe.jf.the.shtml   (3720 words)

 Whipping Paddles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
This is basically the same as whipping the end of a rope to prevent it from becoming frayed.
The location of the whipping should cover the area where you are likely to come in contact with the canoe.
Main Entry: whip 3 a : to bind or wrap (as a rope or fishing rod) with cord for protection and strength b : to wind or wrap around something
home.cc.umanitoba.ca /~burchil/pm_canoe/whipping.html   (263 words)

 Whipping therapy cures depression and suicide crises - Pravda.Ru
If a depressed individual receives a physical punishment, whipping that is, it will stir up endorphin receptors, activate the “production of happiness” and eventually remove depressive feelings.
The doctor became one of the authors of the shocking whipping therapy.
The whipping therapy has not become a new discovery in the history of medicine.
english.pravda.ru /main/18/90/360/15176_whipping.html   (688 words)

 Grumble - Cream, God Damn It   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
They have heavy whipping cream, regular whipping cream, half and half, buttermilk, non-dairy creamer, soy milk, and all denominations of regular milk, but not heavy cream.
That was, however, a digression in itself; we were discussing heavy cream, which would really choke the aforementioned vegan armada and inspire a tongue-lashing so virulent as to make you stop sniggering over the word "tongue-lashing".
After snarling for a while at the dairy case and taking a pass through the meat aisle to glare at imitation crab, I took a half-pint of heavy whipping cream and resolved to prevent this from happening again.
www.grumblemagazine.com /articles/etc/cream.html   (603 words)

 Mike's History p 160 - American Slavery. Whipping of slaves.
There lay a fl girl flat upon her face, on a board, her two thumbs tied, and fastened to one end, her feet tied and drawn tightly to the other end, while a strap passed over the small of her back, and, fastened around the board, compressed her closely to it.
By her side, and six feet off, stood a huge negro, with a long whip, which he applied with dreadful power and wonderful precision.
She was brought by her master to be whipped by the common executioner, without trial, judge or jury, just at his own beck or nod, for some real or supposed offence, or to gratify his own whim or malice.
www.galileolibrary.com /history/history_page_160.htm   (821 words)

 Rep. Hoyer whipping the GOP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) waded into Republican territory yesterday, releasing a whip count of 29 Republicans he says are on record opposing “all or major parts of President Bush’s plan” for Social Security reform.
Hoyer’s cross-aisle whipping is indicative of the Democrats’ swelling confidence that the Social Security debate cuts in their favor and tracks with Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Rahm Emanuel’s (D-Ill.) strategy.
Republicans acknowledged that there are divergent views in their party but disputed Hoyer’s whip count, arguing the he had tied generic statements opposing “privatization” with blanket opposition to allowing some younger workers to divert a small portion of their payroll taxes into personal accounts.
www.hillnews.com /thehill/export/TheHill/News/Frontpage/021605/hoyer.html   (622 words)

 whipping boy - English Language Forum (ESL)
The expression "whipping boy" comes from the class system used in England, a few centuries ago.
When a child of the privileged class committed an offence, punishable by a whipping, the elite classes decided that it "wouldn't be cricket" i.e.
In it, Prince of Wales had a whipping boy whose function was substituting the prince to be punished when the prince did some mistakes.
www.usingenglish.com /forum/ask-teacher/590-whipping-boy.html   (730 words)

 Collecting Delaware Books - Red Hannah - Delaware Whipping Post   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
These out-of-state dealers feel the whipping post is so bizarre that everyone must want the book.
The whipping post was the cause of heated debate and much embarrassment to our citizens.
Condemned as barbaric and made illegal as early as 1794 in Pennsylvania, Delaware stubbornly clung to this form of punishment until the last public whipping in 1952 and its final removal from the statutes in 1972.
www.dca.net /jreid/cdb/hannah.html   (440 words)

 Amazon.ca: The Whipping Boy: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Sid Fleischman's book, "The Whipping Boy" is about a king who will not punish his son so he has another child who gets whipped and punished instead of the prince.
The whipping boy thinks of a plan, his plan is to escape to the sewers.
The prince and the whipping boy are trying to get along, become friends, and break though the barriers that are between them.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0060521228   (998 words)

 Knots & Whipping
Being thrifty, Scouts, 'Whip' or bind the ends of ropes, this prevents fraying and prolongs the life of the rope.
Lay whipping twine on rope to form a loop (Diagram A).
Continue with neat, tight bindings until the length of whipping is equal (about) 3 times the diameter of the rope (Diagram C).
www.inquiry.net /outdoor/skills/b-p/wb/knots.htm   (513 words)

 Whipping Cream Pound Cake - All Recipes - Christmas
Beat half of the flour mixture into the egg and sugar mixture.
Beat in 1/2 cup whipping cream, and then beat in the remainder of the flour mixture.
Finish by beating in 1/2 cup more of whipping cream and vanilla.
christmas.allrecipes.com /AZ/WhippingCreamPoundCake.asp   (238 words)

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