Meaning of taws

taws

Pronunciation: (tôz, täz), [key]
— pl. taws.
  1. a whip or leather thong used to drive a spinning top.
  2. a leather whip having its tip divided into smaller strips, used to punish schoolchildren.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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