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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A mean guard with a temper and a cattle prod adds to their misery.
A man was allegedly caught with a 'torch taser' - which delivers an electric charge like a cattle prod.
When Joan adds that there were no puncture marks that would indicate that Rohan was hit by a taser, and his burn patterns don't match a stun gun or a cattle prod, Sherlock arrives at a conclusion that the victim was killed using an unknown "experimental" weapon.
He described the pervert's troubled upbringing in which his father gave him away to a friend for a carton of beer and would torture him with a cattle prod.
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.
Stick a cattle prod up our collective butts and we do indeed go moo, at least briefly.
"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.) Most mainstream publications have a go at celebs either overtly or covertly, whether it's a centre spread of stretch marks and dimply legs or the more subtle approach of damning with faint praise.
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." Trouble is, apart from some modestly inventive carnage and an undeniably humorous hambone turn by Malcolm McDowell, there's really nothing here to make genre fans dash through the snow (or maneuver through traffic) to megaplexes for this low-budget, high-concept Canadian production, which was released Dec.
They [the Australian government] have the American cattle prod in their back and are sort of dancing to that tune.