bastinado bastinado

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a cudgel used to give someone a beating on the soles of the feet
  2. (n) a form of torture in which the soles of the feet are beaten with whips or cudgels
  3. (v) beat somebody on the soles of the feet

Usage(s):

  1. The feat for which the National Committee commended him proved him to be a very knout and bastinado.
  2. To force answers they used the dread Oriental bastinado, beat the soles of the Reds with thin strips of bamboo.
  3. They did this, wonderful to tell, without riots of protest or direct coercion of the bastinado or bayonet kind.

News

  • Particle, Bastinado, Fikus to Perform at Rock n Roll Resort: New Year’s Edition

    Particle, Bastinado, Fikus and more will team up for Rock n Roll Resort’s “vNYE: New Year’s Edition” at the Hudson Valley Resort in Kerhonkson, NY on December 31. The event will feature three stages, with additional performances by MUN , The Big Sway, Cheatcode, Hneycomb, Digital $torm, Adam Amrod, Spundose, $weat Pant$ Money, Creeper, DigiBuddha and Space Carnival.
    on December 11, 2013     Source: Jambands.com

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