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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of fustigating or cudgeling; punishment inflicted by cudgeling.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A punishment by beating with a stick or club; cudgeling.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a beating with a club
  • noun by extension a harsh verbal assault

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