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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SKELPED

I was tooken by the Injins over thar, and got nigh bein' skelped.

Yere you comes ghost-dancin round with a yarn about my Billy bein killed an skelped!

She could have prevented that easily enough if she had brought them up properly and skelped them when they needed it.

Your name is Hughie Maxwell, and many's the time I've skelped you into good manners.