A slave with a whip

A whip or a cat o' nine tails was a device with a long slack end used as a punishment or a goad.

In 1893, Samuel Clemens asked the buggy driver to take him to the Presidio and not to spare the whip. (TNG: "Time's Arrow, Part II")

One of the female slaves owned by Zjod at the Xanthan floating bazaar in 2153 toyed with a whip. (ENT: "Rajiin")

In 2267, after Khan Noonien Singh called the war to end tyranny "an attempt to unify humanity" Spock compared it to "a team of animals under one whip". (TOS: "Space Seed")

In 2268, James T. Kirk was impressed by Kloog's prowess with his whip while fighting against him. (TOS: "The Gamesters of Triskelion") Later that year, both Kirk and Spock were flogged with a cat o' nine tails by a Nazi guard. (TOS: "Patterns of Force") Also that year, upon attempting to enter to quarters of Dohlman Elaan, Kirk was told by a guard outside that "the Dohlman has promised I'll be whipped to death if I let Captain Kirk pass through that door." (TOS: "Elaan of Troyius") Kirk resisted the Platoians efforts to force him to use a whip (TOS: "Plato's Stepchildren")

Whips were used by the Romulan guards in the Remus dilithium mines. (Star Trek Nemesis)

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