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beat it

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beat someone up

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beat something out

beat yourself up

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to punish with blows or lashes

to move (one's arms or wings, for example) up and down

to indicate (time or rhythm), as with repeated gestures or sounds

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to make rhythmic contractions, sounds, or movements

to shape, break, or flatten with repeated blows

to mix rapidly to a frothy consistency

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to win a victory over, as in battle or a competition

to make incapable of finding something to think, do, or say

beat down: to be projected with blinding intensity

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beat off: to turn or drive away

a stroke or blow, especially one that produces a sound

a periodic contraction or sound of something coursing

the patterned, recurring alternation of contrasting elements, such as stressed and unstressed notes in music

an area regularly covered, as by a policeman or reporter

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a regular route for a sentry or policeman

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the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart

the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music

a single pulsation of an oscillation produced by adding two waves of different frequencies

a member of the beat generation

the sound of stroke or blow

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a regular rate of repetition

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a stroke or blow

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the act of beating to windward

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shape by beating

make a rhythmic sound

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glare or strike with great intensity

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move with a thrashing motion

sail with much tacking or with difficulty

strike (a part of one's own body) repeatedly, as in great emotion or in accompaniment to music

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be superior

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avoid paying

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make a sound like a clock or a timer

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move with a flapping motion

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indicate by beating, as with the fingers or drumsticks

move with or as if with a regular alternating motion

make by pounding or trampling

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produce a rhythm by striking repeatedly

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strike (water or bushes) repeatedly to rouse animals for hunting

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very tired

References in periodicals archive ?
Beating the Bounds also affects residents too, with one homeowner in Cross Inn welcoming hundreds onto their back garden so the son, or grandson of a Freeman can be bounced on the boundary stone, Maen Llwyd, which is situated on the property.
Due to the partnership work of Rhondda Cynon Taf Council and Llantrisant Town Trust, Beating the Bounds welcomed many thousands of people to the oldest community in the county borough and allowed them the opportunity to celebrate a tradition stretching back seven centuries.
The Beating the Bounds walk went through Brynteg, across Llantrisant Common to the border of Ynysmaerdy, through to Talbot Green and back to Llantrisant old town.
Throughout the centuries this ceremony and the tradition of the Freemen continued to thrive, and the Beating the Bounds ceremony was revived around 1901.
Beating the Bounds is a centuries old tradition, aimed at reminding everyone of boundaries that were important in their lives.
It may be you do not have a common or green in your parish, but you can still keep the ancient Rogationtide tradition alive by Beating the Bounds of other open spaces enjoyed by the public, or by walking your parish or town boundary.
The Llantrisant Town Trust fears that its Beating the Bounds ceremony in June 2003 will lack some of its customary merriment unless it can find a group to lead the festivities.
Beating the Bounds celebrates the archers' bravery and redefines the borders of the town.