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- n. a beating with a club
- n. a harsh verbal assault
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A punishment by beating with a stick or club; cudgeling.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of fustigating or cudgeling; punishment inflicted by cudgeling.
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The negroes, particularly those at whose fustigation I had assisted in the morning, joined in the scoffs of their masters, calling me
I recognized him as one whose fustigation had so revived my crapulous spirits in the morning.
Celtiberian Egnatius meriting fustigation for an untimely display of well-whitened teeth, sir: 'quicquid est, ubicunque est, quodcunque agit, renidet:': -- ha?
Oh, I'm as well as common, and so be folks at home; I've given Friswith a fustigation, and tied up Joan to the bedpost, and told our Tom he'd best look out.
And after all, I do think _Father's_ talk was worser than the fustigation [whipping].
The god, in anger, retorts that if that punishment has no fears for him, a fustigation by the farmer with the self-same mentule used as a cudgel may have a more deterrent effect.
And she bade them bash me; so they beat me on my ribs and the marks ye saw are the scars of that fustigation.
Nothing could be more hearty than the blows bestowed upon the minister's representative, except the applause with which this satire, composed of actual fustigation, was received.
Slighter palm of martyrdom, however, shall not be denied: martyrdom not of massacre, yet of fustigation.
True enough, Italy felt in her own heart the cry of her long-oppressed children from Istria, the Trentino and Dalmatia ringing just as loud as that of the children of Belgium and the women of Serbia; but who can blame her if history had it so, that the sudden outrage on other nations was but the counterpart of the long-continued provocation to the Italian nationality, when in the Italian provinces subject to Austrian rule, the mere singing of a song in the mother-language brought women to jail and children to fustigation; and a bunch of white, red and green flowers might cause an indictment of high treason?