Thwacking
Thwack Thwack (thw[a^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Thwacked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Thwacking}.] [Cf. OE. thakken to stroke, AS. [thorn]accian, E. whack.] 1. To strike with something flat or heavy; to bang, or thrash: to thump. ``A distant thwacking sound.'' --W. Irving. [1913 Webster]

2. To fill to overflow. [Obs.] --Stanyhurst. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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