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  • 61bastinado — /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)… …

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  • 62drub — drubber, n. /drub/, v., drubbed, drubbing, n. v.t. 1. to beat with a stick or the like; cudgel; flog; thrash. 2. to defeat decisively, as in a game or contest. 3. to drive as if by flogging: Latin grammar was drubbed into their heads. 4. to stamp …

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  • 63bastinado — 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 …

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  • 64bastinadoed — 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 …

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  • 65bastinadoes — 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 …

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  • 66bastinadoing — 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 …

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  • 67curry — I. n. 1. Curry sauce. 2. Curry powder. 3. Curried dish, curried stew, curried meat. II. v. a. 1. Dress (tanned leather). 2. Comb, clean with a comb or currycomb. 3 …

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  • 68truncheon — [trun′chən] n. [ME tronchoun < OFr tronchon < VL * truncio < L truncus, a stem, TRUNK] 1. Obs. a short, thick club; cudgel 2. any staff or baton used as a symbol of authority 3. Chiefly Brit. a policeman s stick or billy 4. Obs. the… …

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  • 69Bastinado — 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] …

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  • 70Bastinadoed — 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] …

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  • 71Bastinadoing — 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] …

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  • 72Belabor — Be*la bor, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Belabored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Belaboring}.] 1. To ply diligently; to work carefully upon. If the earth is belabored with culture, it yieldeth corn. Barrow. [1913 Webster] 2. To beat soundly; to cudgel. [1913… …

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  • 73Belabored — Belabor Be*la bor, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Belabored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Belaboring}.] 1. To ply diligently; to work carefully upon. If the earth is belabored with culture, it yieldeth corn. Barrow. [1913 Webster] 2. To beat soundly; to cudgel. [1913 …

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  • 74Belaboring — Belabor Be*la bor, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Belabored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Belaboring}.] 1. To ply diligently; to work carefully upon. If the earth is belabored with culture, it yieldeth corn. Barrow. [1913 Webster] 2. To beat soundly; to cudgel. [1913 …

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  • 75truncheon — /trun cheuhn/, n. 1. the club carried by a police officer; billy. 2. a staff representing an office or authority; baton. 3. the shattered shaft of a spear. 4. Obs. cudgel; bludgeon. v.t. 5. Archaic. to beat with a club. [1300 50; ME tronchon… …

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  • 76truncheon — trun•cheon [[t]ˈtrʌn tʃən[/t]] n. 1) the club carried by a police officer; billy 2) a staff representing an office or authority; baton 3) the shattered shaft of a spear 4) Obs. cudgel; bludgeon 5) archaic to beat with a club • Etymology: 1300–50; …

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  • 77truncheon — /ˈtrʌnʃən / (say trunshuhn) noun 1. a short club carried by a police officer. 2. a baton, or staff of office or authority. 3. Obsolete a club or cudgel. 4. Obsolete the shaft of a spear. –verb (t) 5. to beat with a club. {Middle English trunchon …

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  • 78fustigate — [fus′ti gāt΄] vt. fustigated, fustigating [< L fustigatus, pp. of fustigare < fustis, a stick + agere: see ACT1] to beat with a stick; cudgel fustigation n …

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  • 79trun|cheon — «TRUHN chuhn», noun, verb. –n. 1. a stick cut and shaped for use as a weapon; short club: »a policeman s truncheon. SYNONYM(S): cudgel. 2. a staff of office or authority; baton: »a herald s truncheon. SYNONYM(S): mace …

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  • 80stick — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. stab, puncture, prick; put, place, thrust; glue; transfix, impale; informal, puzzle, stump. See opening, coherence, difficulty. v. i. adhere, cling; stay, remain, tarry; stall, freeze, be immobile …

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