He broke three of her ribs with an umbrella and on another occasion hit her with a red-hot poker.
When put into pots, a red-hot poker is to be thrust into each, and a little vinegar afterwards poured upon the surface.
It was no use trying to argue with the clown, and he had seen how he used a red-hot poker.
You might as well appoint a red-hot poker to guard a powder magazine.
My idea is, don't monkey with a red-hot poker and you won't get hurt.
He straightened up like some one had touched him off with a red-hot poker.
I reckon he preferred the risk of that to the surety of catching a red-hot poker.
When the zany in the pantomime hides the red-hot poker in his pocket, he cauterizes his person.
The burn on her face, and on my hand, wasn't any red-hot poker.
There was a fire in the room, and before proceeding further I cauterised that prick with the end of a red-hot poker.