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- v. To beat; to strike.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To beat; to strike.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To beat; strike.
Here at our establishment, though, we do have a great big uproarious gang of servants, and knick-knackery and jewellery and clothes and silver plate lying about. ibi si perierit quippiam -- quod te scio facile abstinere posse, si nihil obviam est -- dicant: coqui abstulerunt, comprehendite, vincite, verberate, in puteum condite. horum tibi istic nihil eveniet: quippe qui ubi quid subripias nihil est. sequere hac me.
Lines 1-6 here attack friars generally, while lines 7-10 verberate the Carmelite Friars of Ely particularly.
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