to flog, to whip (esp. of convicted villains who were secured to a cart for their punishment); thus teasing/teazing n.
|New Dict. Cant (1795) n.p.: teaze to be whipped at a cart’s tail.|
|Autobiog. (1930) 292: Teasing signifies whipping.|
|Vocab. of the Flash Lang.|
|Life in London (1869) 39: Wherein, of hundred topp’d, thousands lagg’d; / And of the innumerable teazings thou has book’d.|
|Modern Flash Dict. 33: Teaze – to whip at the cart’s tail.|
|Flash Dict. in Sinks of London Laid Open [as cit. 1835].|
|Benno and Some of the Push 144: That’s the way to tease ’em, the blighters! [...] Lay ’em out! Stiffen ’em!‘Barracking’ in|