bastinado


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Synonyms for bastinado

a cudgel used to give someone a beating on the soles of the feet

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a form of torture in which the soles of the feet are beaten with whips or cudgels

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beat somebody on the soles of the feet

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This is not to say that bastinado is not controversial.
And the dirty warriors subjected their victims to weeks of bastinado, flaying, and electric shock to the genitals, and kept them nude and blindfolded until they were thrown out of airplanes.
Hadji was deprived of his emerald, given the bastinado and sentenced to several months in prison.
Accordingly, they used to sit on the mats spread on the floor and there was a large falaka used to bastinado the children (Nesim, 1987, p.
Bastinado is peppered with huge chord riffs and Expedestrians is all rock and not very much roll.
Cormac Battle and Co are renowned, not only for their excellent debut album Bastinado released last year, but also for putting on stonking live shows which have endeared them to their legions of fans.
On the other scale of things, Wilt's Bastinado album has shot into the Irish top 20.
At the conclusion of the war he was dismissed from his post and publicly disgraced by receiving the punishment of the bastinado.
THE reaction to Kilkenny band Wilt's debut album Bastinado had to be enough to bring a smile to the face of terminally worried frontman Cormac Battle.
The Irish band prepare to release debut album Bastinado on July 10 with one eye on even greater things.
Wilt fans will be delighted to hear that the fourth single from Bastinado will be No Worries and it's due to be released on September 22nd.
Their debut album Bastinado is out now on Mushroom Records - and this week Bitz has five copies to give away to lucky readers who can answer the following question: