flogged flogged

Definition(s):

  1. (v) beat severely with a whip or rod
  2. (v) beat with a cane

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. She sent her men out straightway, rounded up five Suk natives and had them flogged vigorously with a tire.
  2. Ten of the women were fined and flogged two days later.
  3. Convicted criminals are routinely flogged or executed.

News

  1. Location-Pinpointing Startup what3words Sells 10,000+ OneWord Map-Pins In First Week

    London-based U.K. startup what3words has set itself the ambitious task of reinventing postcodes/ZIP codes. Instead of a tricky-to-remember string of letters and/or numbers, it's created three-word sequences that can be more easily memorised and shared. Or that's the thinking. It's also selling OneWord letter strings -- and has just announced it's flogged 10,000 in its first week.
    on July 8, 2013     Source: TechCrunch

  2. State grants two Plum Island homeowners permission to rebuild after storm

    Months after an ocean storm flogged the beaches of Plum Island, destroying three homes and damaging several others beyond salvation, the state has granted approval for two homeowners to rebuild on the same sites, officials said.        
    on July 8, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

Quotes

  1. Pressed again to say how long he had known about the peer's "non-dom" status, Mr Cameron said: "I admire people who try to flog a dead horse. But the horse is dead and should no longer be flogged."
    on Mar 2, 2010 By: David Cameron Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "I didn't see him," Williams said. "But I respect Robbie for the fact that you can have a joke and it's not all full-on. I was fortunate he took me down there, gave me a chance, basically flogged me, played me every week, and now I'm tired....
    on Jul 31, 2008 By: Ali Williams Source: Coffs Coast Independent

  3. "It's not like we're getting flogged or anything," said reliever Zach Miner, whose errant throw on a sacrifice bunt in the ninth rolled into no-man's land in right-field foul territory. "It's just we're not doing the little things to win...
    on Jul 26, 2007 By: Zach Miner Source: USA Today

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