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  • as inwhipping
  • as inflogging

synonyms for canings

  • flogging
  • licking
  • pounding
  • spanking
  • thrashing
  • trouncing
  • caning
  • pasting
  • pummeling
  • punishment
  • tanning
  • walloping
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How to use canings in a sentence

On the other hand, when the boy Cotton was fourteen, he received a round dozen of canings for lounging about among the shipping.
THE DOMINANT STRAINANNA CHAPIN RAY
The canings they receive from time to time do not at all ruffle their good humour.
TRAVELS IN THE STEPPES OF THE CASPIAN SEA, THE CRIMEA, THE CAUCASUS, &C.XAVIER HOMMAIRE DE HELL
But as their commander was bestowing on them vigorous canings, the cry was ambiguous.
EVERY GIRL'S LIBRARY, VOLUME 8 OF 10VARIOUS
If I have you knouted, it will be somewhat different to the rector's canings.
THE MANTLE AND OTHER STORIESNICHOLAS GOGOL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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