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riding crop

n
(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a short whip with a thong at one end and a handle for opening gates at the other
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crop

(krɒp)

n., v. cropped, crop•ping. n.
1. the cultivated produce of the ground, while growing or when gathered: the wheat crop.
2. the yield of such produce in one season.
3. the yield of any product in a season.
4. a group of persons or things appearing or occurring together: the new crop of freshmen.
5. the stock or handle of a whip.
6. a short riding whip consisting of a stock without a lash.
7.
a. a pouch in the esophagus of many birds, in which food is held for later digestion or for regurgitation to nestlings.
b. a chamber in the foregut of some annelids and insects for holding and crushing food.
8. a mark produced by clipping the ears, as of cattle.
9. a close cutting of something, as the hair.
v.t.
10. to cut or bite off the top of (a plant, grass, etc.): sheep cropping the grass.
11. to cut off the ends or a part of: to crop the ears of a dog.
12. to cut short.
13. to trim (a photographic print or negative).
14. to cause to bear a crop.
v.i.
15. to yield a crop.
16. to feed by cropping or grazing.
17. crop out,
a. to rise to the surface of the ground: Veins of quartz crop out in the canyon walls.
b. to occur.
18. crop up, to appear, esp. suddenly or unexpectedly.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English: sprout, ear of corn, paunch, crown of a tree, c. Middle Dutch, Middle Low German kropp, Old High German kropf, Old Norse kroppr; compare croup2]
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Noun1.riding crop - a short whip with a thong at the end and a handle for opening gatesriding crop - a short whip with a thong at the end and a handle for opening gates
whip - an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping
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Translations

riding crop

riding whip nfrustino
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Opposite her stood a brutal, heavy-faced, red-moustached young man, his gaitered legs parted wide, one arm akimbo, the other waving a riding crop, his whole attitude suggestive of triumphant bravado.
The two get up close in the newly released video with Madonna, 60, smacking the rapper with a riding crop, performing a lap dance and even licking the 25-year-old's toes.
FOR THOSE WHO don't know, a heeling stick is similar to a riding crop but longer and normally has a leather popper attached to the end.
(Fowler leaves out how Alva used to beat Consuelo with a riding crop but leaves in how she threatens to shoot Rutherfurd dead.) Fowler skillfully depicts both the doomed, cruel, ridiculous society that Alva married into and how she tries, in her plodding yet ruthless way, to navigate it.
He returned to King Street two months later to smash the offending work with the butt of his riding crop.
Galia likes to wield a riding crop as she bullies people into knocking off a stone or two.
She also had the riding crop - a thin whip normally used to strike horses - "displayed in her office," the Tennessean reported, adding she used the whip on a patient who had a history of physical abuse.
The revised rule 1688 will now include the words, "except in the last sixteenth of a mile in a thoroughbred race, at which time a jockey is prohibited from using a riding crop more than four times in succession without giving the horse a chance to respond before using the riding crop again".
At number two is a 21-inch riding crop, which was ingested by an overexcited boxer dog in Newton Abbot.
Over the course of 15 or so minutes, her naked body is whipped, spanked and teased, with Christian's firm use of a riding crop likely to cause a complaint to the Jockeys' Association in any other situation.
Its official spin-off merchandise includes replicas from the books such as handcuffs, a riding crop, spanking paddle, blindfold, the silver balls and now high-end luxury bondage items.