cattle prod


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cattle prod

n.
A usually electrified prod designed for driving cattle.

cattle prod

n
(Agriculture) a hand-held electrified rod with low voltage used to control cattle
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But many who are forced to avail of it say the stimulation involved can be compared to an electronic cattle prod - take some crap job or lose your dole.
Any MP asleep on the job should be woken up by staff - under orders from the Speaker - using a cattle prod.
After getting the supreme verdict from judge Wil Owen, Criccieth, Robin Roberts raised his cattle prod and saluted the watching crowd.
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Despite having meticulously outlined the "perfect murder" in her diary, Walsh claims she struggles to remember the savage attack in which Sadie was zapped with a cattle prod and then knifed 40 times.
The businesswoman mother-of-two, 60, was stunned with a 500,000-volt cattle prod at her Lancashire home in January this year, before being stabbed 41 times in what was described as an "orgy of violence".
And they get on so well, so I don't think I'd use Jess like a cattle prod in Kat's case.
If, however, they become a vitriolic career-damaging campaign, that's another story and one which deserves the full force of the law or an electric cattle prod up the bahookie, whichever is to hand.
For those who have always wanted to see a psycho Santa Claus apply an electric cattle prod to a bratty little girl, there is "Silent Night," a kinda-sorta remake of the notorious 1984 slasher pic "Silent Night, Deadly Night.
They [the Australian government] have the American cattle prod in their back and are sort of dancing to that tune.
A prominent South Korean activist held by Chinese authorities for over three months was tortured with a cattle prod while in detention, a South Korean newspaper reported Friday, citing a close confidant of the activist.
They have a way of jolting the reader into attention much like a cattle prod, forcing us to go in a direction we might not care to go.