pandybat (0 synonym found)

Definition of pandybat:

(n) : a stout leather strap reinforced internally with whalebone or even lead and used to inflict punishment - especially by using it to strike against the open uplifted hands on schoolboys
"the soutane sleeve swished again as the pandybat was lifted and a loud crashing sound and a fierce maddening...pain made his hand shrink together... - Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce, 1916"

Definition of pandybat:

(n) : a stout leather strap reinforced internally with whalebone or even lead and used to inflict punishment - especially by using it to strike against the open uplifted hands on schoolboys
"the soutane sleeve swished again as the pandybat was lifted and a loud crashing sound and a fierce maddening...pain made his hand shrink together... - Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce, 1916"

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