Discipline Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Discipline

  1. chicken indicates martinetish authority. [Military Slang: Wentworth, 98]
  2. Patton, General George (1885–1945) U.S. Army general known for imposing rigid discipline on his troops. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2083]
  3. Puritans strictly religious and morally disciplined colonists. [Am. Hist.: Payton, 551]
  4. spare the rod and spoil the child axiomatic admonition. [O.T.: Proverbs 13:24]
  5. Spartans Doric people noted for bravery, frugality, and stern self-discipline. [Gk. Hist.: Payton, 640]
  6. West Point U.S. Military Academy focusing on discipline as part of training. [Am. Hist.: Payton, 729]