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1. The penis of an animal, especially a bull.
2. A whip made from a bull's penis.

[Possibly from Low German pēsel, diminutive of Middle Low German pese, penis, tendon.]
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archaic or dialect the penis of an animal, esp a bull
[C16: of Germanic origin; compare Low German pēsel, Flemish pēzel, Middle Dutch pēze sinew]
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(ˈpɪz əl)

1. the penis of an animal, esp. a bull.
2. a whip made from a bull's pizzle.
[1515–25; probably < Dutch pezel or Low German pēsel]
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