falanga falanga  /fɑ ˈlɑŋ ɡə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a form of torture in which the soles of the feet are beaten with whips or cudgels

Usage(s):

  1. In Greece, a favorite technique is the falanga, in which the soles of the feet are beaten to a pulp with sticks.
  2. Mallios an interrogator ordered Spanos a security agent to give me 15 falanga whacks on the feet.

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