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Eel

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A salt eel. A rope’s end, used for scourging. At one time eelskins were used for whips.        

“With my salt eele, went down in the parler, and there got my boy and did beat him.”—Pepys Diary (April 24th).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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