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synonyms for birched

  • chastened
  • dismissed
  • imprisoned
  • penalized
  • chastised
  • confined
  • corrected
  • defrocked
  • executed
  • exiled
  • expelled
  • flogged
  • grounded
  • immured
  • incarcerated
  • lectured
  • reproved
  • scolded
  • sentenced
  • switched
  • whipped

antonyms for birched

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  • cleared
  • exonerated
  • released
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How to use birched in a sentence

Poor child,” thought Eric; “dear little Vernon: and he is to be flogged, perhaps birched, to-morrow.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
The three boys wandered away as far as Acle, eleven miles from Norwich, whence they were ignomimously brought back and birched.
GEORGE BORROW AND HIS CIRCLECLEMENT KING SHORTER
Take care of your book, cap, and gloves, or youll be birched on your bare bottom.
EARLY ENGLISH MEALS AND MANNERSVARIOUS
I hated this, and would rather have been birched secundum artem than to have seen the girls giggling at me.
HUGH WYNNE, FREE QUAKERS. WEIR MITCHELL
The victims had first to go out into the woods to gather the branches with which later they were to be birched.
THE HANSA TOWNSHELEN ZIMMERN
Sir Simon de Burley hath sworn he will have thee birched like any truant schoolboy.
LONG WILLFLORENCE CONVERSE
For this he was taken before the visiting justices and birched.
EIGHTEEN MONTHS' IMPRISONMENTDONALD SHAW
Then the roll was called, a diminutive malefactor publicly birched across the back of his hand, and we returned to Chapel.
SONIA BETWEEN TWO WORLDSSTEPHEN MCKENNA
He was birched at school for everybody but himself, for he never deserved it!
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 1, AUGUST 21, 1841VARIOUS
I'll not be birched four times a week for merely tripping on a word, and have nothing to show for it but stripes.
MASTER SKYLARKJOHN BENNETT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BIRCHED

  • birched
  • chastened
  • chastised
  • confined
  • corrected
  • defrocked
  • dismissed
  • executed
  • exiled
  • expelled
  • flogged
  • grounded
  • immured
  • imprisoned
  • incarcerated
  • lectured
  • penalized
  • reproved
  • scolded
  • sentenced
  • switched
  • whipped
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.