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Definition of bastinado:

  1. A blow with a stick or cudgel.
  2. A sound beating with a stick or cudgel. Specifically: A form of punishment among the Turks, Chinese, and others, consisting in beating an offender on the soles of his feet.
  3. To beat with a stick or cudgel, especially on the soles of the feet.

Synonyms:

cudgel, cane, billy club, strike, bruise, nightstick, belabor, flog, sap, shillelagh, rung, surpass, defeat, whip, falanga, overcome, beat, batter, castigate, spank, staff, chastise, scourge, waddy, pommel, worst, switch, thrash, truncheon, bludgeon, pound, vanquish, smite, rod, baton, billy, conquer, bat.

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