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synonyms for bastinado

  • nightstick
  • truncheon
  • bat
  • billy
  • birch
  • blackjack
  • bludgeon
  • cane
  • club
  • cosh
  • ferule
  • mace
  • paddle
  • rod
  • sap
  • shill
  • shillelagh
  • stick
  • switch
  • billyclub
  • spontoon
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How to use bastinado in a sentence

We had, also, to reckon with the new danger that bastinado floggings might persuade the Greek into betraying us.
EASTERN NIGHTS - AND FLIGHTSALAN BOTT
He decreed the estate to the cousin, and consoled the other for his loss by inflicting the bastinado.
GRAHAM'S MAGAZINE VOL XXXII NO. 6 JUNE 1848VARIOUS
Signor me no signors, nor casa me no casas: but get you hence, or you are like to taste of the bastinado.
A SELECT COLLECTION OF OLD ENGLISH PLAYS, VOLUME 10 (OF 15)VARIOUS
And we saw a Turkish soldier punished with the bastinado,—a sight which did not do me any good, and which made Smith very sick.
A RIDE ACROSS PALESTINEANTHONY TROLLOPE
Will not that trumpery colonel make up his mind to start soon, if he is so ready to give the bastinado to poor folk?
THE GOLD-SEEKERSGUSTAVE AIMARD
For a second offense his right ear was cut off and he received the bastinado.
THE GOLDEN CENSERJOHN MCGOVERN
When I next came in sight of the other man some Turkish soldiers had tied him up and were preparing to administer the bastinado.
THE LIFE OF SIR RICHARD BURTONTHOMAS WRIGHT
Through fear of the bastinado, they were reduced to the necessity of changing their manner, and of praising and delighting.
THE WORKS OF HORACEHORACE
“The bastinado is the best thing in the world for children,” continued the elder, frowning upon his offspring.
LADY EUREKA, V. 2 (OF 3)ROBERT FOLKESTONE WILLIAMS
The ordinary coercive measure employed in cases of disobedience was the bastinado, according to Eastern custom.
HISTORY OF THE JEWS, VOL. II (OF 6)HEINRICH GRAETZ
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO BASTINADO

  • bastinado
  • bat
  • billy
  • billyclub
  • birch
  • blackjack
  • bludgeon
  • cane
  • club
  • cosh
  • ferule
  • mace
  • nightstick
  • paddle
  • rod
  • sap
  • shill
  • shillelagh
  • spontoon
  • stick
  • switch
  • truncheon
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.