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I was mate, then, on the Duchess, a whacking big one-hundred-and fifty-ton schooner, a blackbirder.
dobe house with whacking big Spanish tiles on the roof that I'd rented.
Not if it was the Koh-I-noor; those few whacking stones are too well known, and to cut them up is to decrease their value by arithmetical retrogression.
And before you could say Jack Robinson he had whipped out a whacking great revolver
My ambition would be to have a whacking big farm, a sort of ranch, miles away from anywhere--'
In a 1993 episode of The Simpsons, the town of Springfield celebrates Whacking Day, an annual holiday in which residents hunt down snakes and beat them to death with sticks and clubs.