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rawhide

verb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to strike repeatedly with something long and thin or flexible
  • the desperados rawhided their horses in a futile attempt to outride the posse pursuing them

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The first known use of rawhide was in 1763

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“Rawhide.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rawhide. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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