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WHIPPING, punishment. The infliction of stripes.
     2. This mode of punishment, which is still practiced in some of the states, is a relict of barbarism; it has yielded in most of the middle and northern states to the penitentiary system.
     3. The punishment of whipping, so far as the same was provided by the laws of the United States, was abolished by the act of congress of February 28, 1839, s. 5. Vide 1 Chit. Cr. Law, 796; Dane's Ab. Index, h.t.

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Whether it's done in a modern stand top mixer, or one that is hand held, cream lends itself to the unrelenting delights of whipping and, under the whip, as it were, metamorphoses from milky liquidness to a thick creamy non-flow consistency.
That the accused has committed the offence deliberately and intentionally, he could be subjected to whipping punishment.
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But lately I am becoming more and more concerned by the sight of jockeys unmercifully whipping their horses.
Observers watch the race and judge if whipping is excessive.
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