pizzle

noun
piz·​zle | \ ˈpi-zəl How to pronounce pizzle (audio) \

Definition of pizzle

1 : the penis of an animal
2 : a whip made of a bull's pizzle

Examples of pizzle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This tassel hangs just below groin level, like a scarlet bull’s pizzle. New York Times, 18 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of pizzle

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for pizzle

probably from Dutch dialect pezel; akin to Low German pesel pizzle

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“Pizzle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pizzle. Accessed 20 Aug. 2022.

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