bastinado

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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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But the undersecretary who wrote the document in question received no clemency: he was to be beaten mercilessly with bastinadoes.