Cudgeling
Cudgel Cudg"el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cudgeled} or {Cudgelled} (-?ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cudgeling} or {cudgelling}.] To beat with a cudgel. [1913 Webster]

An he here, I would cudgel him like a dog. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{To cudgel one's brains}, to exercise one's wits. [1913 Webster]


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