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pizzle

[piz-uh l] /ˈpɪz əl/
noun
1.
the penis of an animal, especially a bull.
2.
a whip made from a bull's pizzle.
Origin of pizzle
dialectal Dutch
1515-1525
1515-25; probably < dialectal Dutch pezel or Low German pēsel, equivalent to Middle Dutch, Middle Low German pēs(e) (Dutch pees) tendon, sinew + -el diminutive suffix; see -le
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  • The captain ran up to them and redoubled his blows with the bull's pizzle.

    Candide Voltaire
British Dictionary definitions for pizzle

pizzle

/ˈpɪzəl/
noun
1.
(archaic or dialect) the penis of an animal, esp a bull
Word Origin
C16: of Germanic origin; compare Low German pēsel, Flemish pēzel, Middle Dutch pēze sinew
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Word Origin and History for pizzle
n.

"penis of a bull used as a flogging instrument," 1520s, from Low German pesel or Flemish pezel, diminutive of root of Dutch pees "sinew," from Old Low German root *pisa.

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