whipping post

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Noun1.whipping post - post formerly used in public to which offenders are tied to be whipped
post - an upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position; "he set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them"
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Music from the 70s-influenced hard rock to the all-time greatest hits will be played by Whipping Post and The Salonkileijonat (Loungeroom Lizards), both related to the University.
And just about everyone, from opposition MPs to pundits, to disheartened and disenfranchised First Nations, have stepped up to the whipping post to take turns publicly flailing Trudeau for broken promises and abuse of trust.
The band will be performing all of the Allman Brothers Band's fan favorites, including: Whipping Post In Memory of Elizabeth Reed, Southbound, Ramblin Man, Melissa, Jessica, One Way Out, Midnight Rider, Soulshine, Statesboro Blues, Good Clean Fun and of course, Revival.
Since the suit was filed in January, many health-law specialists have viewed its logic as weak but nevertheless have regarded the case as the greatest looming legal threat to the 2010 law, which has been a GOP whipping post ever since and assailed repeatedly in the courts.
"Some say she is the ghost of an Oystermouth Castle prisoner who was whipped to death on the whipping post that still stands by the dungeon.
The bold swipe at the ACA, a Republican whipping post since its 2010 passage, does not immediately affect any of its provisions.
Through the years, Allman released songs that became huge hits such as "Whipping Post," "Midnight Rider" and "Melissa."
Their hits included Whipping Post, Midnight Rider and Jessica - the Top Gear theme.
Keyboard player and vocalist Gregg wrote their biggest hits - including Whipping Post, It's Not My Cross to Bear and Midnight Rider.
Another tourist attraction is the pillory and whipping post, originally used to punish drunks and bakers who sold underweight loaves, but now restored and preserved by the local Gascoigne family who have owned and run businesses in Coleshill for more than 100 years.
A few years ago Target was a retail whipping post. Sales did not reach expectations and the word on the street was that Target was simply too self-consumed to see that they were not hitting the mark with shoppers.
The election contentions had been focused on Poe, whom surveys claim to be the leading choice for the presidency in 2016, with Duterte serving as a proverbial whipping post.