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  • as inflogging
  • as inwhipping

synonyms for caning

  • whipping
  • beating
  • flagellation
  • flailing
  • horsewhipping
  • thrashing
See also synonyms for: canings
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How to use caning in a sentence

There are many well-chronicled examples of the animosity between individuals in Congress, including duels, fistfights and the caning of Charles Sumner in 1856.
OUR POLITICS IS NO UGLIER OR MORE DYSFUNCTIONAL THAN IN THE PASTKYLE LONGLEYMAY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Do you think I'm to put up with his talking of caning me, and such like, because of his being a young gentleman?
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
Walter Riley had recovered by this time from Kennedy's caning and occupied a front seat among the spectators.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
You know I detest caning, and I really could not do it, never having had occasion for it for months together.
ST. WINIFRED'SFREDERIC W. FARRAR
Crimsoned all over with shame and anger, Kenrick sat down, and Somers proceeded to administer to Harpour a most severe caning.
ST. WINIFRED'SFREDERIC W. FARRAR
Harpour refused to take the caning, and the monitors are holding a meeting this morning to decide what to do about Harpour.
ST. WINIFRED'SFREDERIC W. FARRAR
Lorimer had sought Beatrix, that day, much in the mood in which the naughty boy turns his back to receive his allotted caning.
THE DOMINANT STRAINANNA CHAPIN RAY
Too frequently he got off safe, but occasionally he would get a caning in the bargain to assist his digestion.
THE HISTORY OF SIGNBOARDSJACOB LARWOOD
After the third caning, we had a committee meeting in my study, and decided that something must be done.
CHATTERBOX, 1906VARIOUS
As to those Roman officers, my sons, were they not sent back to their army—after a thorough caning?
THE GOLD SICKLEEUGNE SUE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CANING

  • beating
  • caning
  • flagellation
  • flailing
  • horsewhipping
  • thrashing
  • whipping
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.