Bastinade
Bastinade \Bas`ti*nade"\, n. See {Bastinado}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • Bastinade — Bas ti*nade , v. t. To bastinado. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bastinade — noun see bastinado I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bastinade — /bas teuh nayd , nahd /, n., v.t., bastinaded, bastinading. bastinado. * * * …   Universalium

  • bastinade — noun a) A blow with a stick or cudgel. b) A sound beating with a stick or cudgel, specifically: A form of punishment among the Turks, Chinese, and others, consisting in beating an offender on the soles of his feet …   Wiktionary

  • bastinade — n. blows to the buttocks or soles of the feet (given as a punishment); stick, club; blow, beating v. beat the buttocks or soles of the feet with a stick; beat with a stick …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bastinade — bas·ti·nade …   English syllables

  • bastinade — noun see bastinado I …   Useful english dictionary

  • bastinado — I. noun or bastinade (plural nadoes or nades) Etymology: Spanish bastonada, from bastón stick, from Late Latin bastum Date: 1572 1. a blow with a stick or cudgel 2. a. a beating especially with a stick b …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • swinge — v. a. Beat, whip, scourge, flog, lash, bastinade, switch, chastise, punish …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • bastinado — [bas΄tə näd′ō, bas΄tənā′dō] n. pl. bastinadoes [Sp bastonada < bastón, a stick] 1. a beating or blow with a stick, usually on the soles of the feet, esp. as a method of punishment 2. a rod, stick, or cudgel: Also bastinade [bas΄tənād′] vt.… …   English World dictionary

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