Bastinadoing
Bastinado Bas`ti*na"do, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bastinadoed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bastinadoing}.] To beat with a stick or cudgel, especially on the soles of the feet. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bastinadoing — v. blow or beat with a club; punish by beating on the soles of the feet with a stick n. blow, beating (on the buttocks or soles of the feet); stick, rod, cudgel …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bastinadoing — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bastinado — Bas ti*na do, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bastinadoed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bastinadoing}.] To beat with a stick or cudgel, especially on the soles of the feet. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bastinadoed — Bastinado Bas ti*na do, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bastinadoed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bastinadoing}.] To beat with a stick or cudgel, especially on the soles of the feet. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bastinado — /bas teuh nay doh, nah doh/, n., pl. bastinadoes, v., bastinadoed, bastinadoing. n. 1. a mode of punishment consisting of blows with a stick on the soles of the feet or on the buttocks. 2. a blow or a beating with a stick, cudgel, etc. 3. a stick …   Universalium

  • bastinado — [ˌbastɪ neɪdəʊ, nα:dəʊ] chiefly historical noun a form of punishment or torture that involves caning the soles of a person s feet. verb (bastinadoes, bastinadoing, bastinadoed) punish or torture in such a way. Origin C16: from Sp. bastonada, from …   English new terms dictionary

  • beating — n. 1. Striking, drubbing, flogging, thrashing, cudgelling, pommeiling, caning, flagellation, pounding, thumping, basting, bastinadoing. 2. Beat, pulsation, throb, throbbing …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • bastinado — /bæstəˈnadoʊ/ (say bastuh nahdoh) noun (plural bastinadoes) 1. a blow or a beating with a stick, etc. 2. a mode of punishment consisting of blows with a stick on the soles of the feet, or on the buttocks. 3. a stick or cudgel. –verb (t)… …   Australian English dictionary

  • 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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