Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CANINGS

If I have you knouted, it will be somewhat different to the rector's canings.

On the other hand, when the boy Cotton was fourteen, he received a round dozen of canings for lounging about among the shipping.

The canings they receive from time to time do not at all ruffle their good humour.