A tool used in the British Parliamentry system to undermine democracy.
The term refers to to party 'enforcers' or whips underlining an item on parliamentry order papers three times as an order for all MP's to tow the party line on that vote even if the party line goes against their own beliefs and the wishes of their electorate.
see also Withdrawing the whip
Britains involvment in Gulf War 2 war as a result of a three line whip
Small maelevelent house elf. Originally from the cornish folk law creature Piskie. Now a feral creature in most houses occupied by stoners. They like to 'borrow' vital stuff like fag papers (thats the English fag, ie cigarete and ain't intended to be homophobic). At times when you most need them and return the said items when you don't.
Your turn to skin up pal.
I would if I could but the pixies have knicked my rizlers.
A nasty and cynical hard tackle or blantent foul committed in the early minutes of a game on the most talented member of the opposing term with the single aim to cause pain or injury so the fouled player will think twice before recieving the ball, or trying out his flash skills less he recieves a second helping. Nmaed after the former Wimbledon / Wales central midfielder turned actor who honed this bending of the rules into a fine art. Some times contracted to a Vinny
Beckham was running the game until the central defender did a Vinny (Jones) on him.