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  • n  a cudgel used to give someone a beating on the soles of the feet
  • n  a form of torture in which the soles of the feet are beaten with whips or cudgels
  • v  beat somebody on the soles of the feet

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

  • 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.
    Dec. 11, 2013 - Jambands.com

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