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TAR AND FEATHER - To create a transportable archive from a group of files by first sticking them together with tar - the Tape ARchiver - and then compressing the result, known as "feathering".
The Czechoslovaks, those charmingly peaceful revolutionaries who did not step in the flower beds, decided after the fall of communism to tar and feather fellow citizens whose names showed up on secret police lists of informers.
This woman told the Baltimore Sun, in reports published the next day, that she had participated in the hazing of females and that before the 1989 Army-Navy football game, she had "helped to strip, tar and feather a West Point cadet.