Flogged
Flog Flog (fl[o^]g), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flogged} (fl[o^]gd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Flogging} (-g[i^]ng).] [Cf. Scot. fleg blow, stroke, kick, AS. flocan to strike, or perh. fr. L. flagellare to whip. Cf. {Flagellate}.] To beat or strike with a rod or whip; to whip; to lash; to chastise with repeated blows. [1913 Webster]

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