bastinadoes bastinadoes

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):

  • Brother Northcutt turns out his masked inquisitors, and Nessie not being found, the bastinadoes of righteousness descend upon Abner when he returns to marry the girl.
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