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Meaning of ferule

fer•ule

Pronunciation: (fer'ul, -l), [key]
— n., v., -ruled, -ul•ing.
—n.
  1. a rod, cane, or flat piece of wood for punishing children, esp. by striking them on the hand.
—v.t.
  1. to punish with a ferule.

fer•ule

Pronunciation: (fer'ul, -l), [key]
— -uled, -ul•ing.
  1. ferrule.
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