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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Smear the body of (someone) with a sticky subtance and plumage from fowl.

Usage examples (24)
  • There's some old 'scores,' on tar-and-feather martyrs,
  • You can tar-and-feather me with this later if I'm wrong.
  • Stop lecturing the Middle East about free speech when the tar-and-feather political lynch mobs tear apart our media.
  • In 1850, for example, their cult-brand of hatred would garner them a lynching, or, at a minimum, a nice shave followed by a tar-and-feather ride out of town. for more
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