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bring the wood
 v. phr.— «“They need to see you punish guys,” he said. Hawkins has “brought the wood,” as he calls it, to several players. Good players, too. He booted junior linebacker Jake Duren after his arrest for smashing a car window. He suspended Ethan Adkins, a redshirt freshman offensive lineman and SuperPrep All-American, after a DUI citation.» —“Hawkins has had it with troublemakers” by John Henderson Denver Post (Colorado) Jan. 4, 2009. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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