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bullhook
 n.— «Circus representatives told the Judiciary Committee that the bullhook, or guide as they called it, is an accepted animal husbandry device that is not used in an abusive manner.» —“Lobbyist hired for $40,000 to fight elephant bill” in Lincoln, Neb. Sioux City Journal (Iowa) Jan. 27, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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