Also known as tih. A form of hypertraditional monogamous relationship in which the man and woman agree that the man's word is final. A code word for families in which the father/husband/male is allowed to take action that result in a lifetime of therapy for the female/children. Ought to be outlawed, but seems to be widely practiced by judges in Texas and other morons.
"Clementine, there's too much starch in these-here shirts. You know the penalty!"
"Oh yes, Bart, I'll never do it again!"
"Guess it's time to be taken in hand. This is for your own good."
(submits to being paddled, but only after ritual prayer to Jesus the Lord and Savior)