The hail was beating against my windows, and a punching-bag was drumming the "devil's tattoo" in the next room.
Hopkins was no man to serve as a punching-bag for a pessimistic tobacconist.
The punching-bag and other purely masculine paraphernalia had been banished to his own room, and the living-room, alas!
The punching-bag Platform, illustrated by Fig. 257, should be made thirty inches square and suspended from the shed or a wall.
I made it into a tight bundle and hung it on a springy limb to use for a punching-bag.
In the submerged tenth, a punching-bag and something handy for batting up flies.
"I lost my home and punching-bag at it once," he said, musingly.
I went rummaging in my trunks, and in the bottom of one I came across a punching-bag and a set of gloves.
A target; butt; whipping boy; scapegoat: Milken has come to be regarded as a handy punching bag for everything that went wrong in the 1980s (1980s+)