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Synonyms for caning

work made of interlaced slender branches (especially willow branches)

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That doesn't mean that teachers can just dish out is canings because a pupil chatting at the back of class or have forgotten their PE kit - the punishment has to fit the crime if it is to be meaningful.
Even though the caning did not injure them [the women], they said it caused pain within them.
He said that although the Islamic laws fixed between 40 to 80 canings for alcohol consumption, the Syariah Court had no jurisdiction to impose hudud sentences.
The anti-social behaviour that we see today would have been dealt with by a few canings.
The June canings were also the first since the province implemented Islamic law in 2001.
Canings, lashings, lost limbs, bodies dragged over concrete and then forced to jump into raw sewage - all reported by Iraqi athletes who later managed to flee the country.
Every television news organization had footage of a martial arts expert whacking the hell out of something, footage accompanied by voiceover narration about how canings slice the skin, draw blood, lead to fainting.
Pupils have been delving into their school's past in a special project and uncovered a world of punishment books, canings, traditional ink pots and pens, and the wartime crash landing of a German plane in the playground.
There haven't been any gunfights or canings recently among members of Congress, but manners have gotten bad enough that several lawmakers began circulating a resolution urging everyone to just be a little nicer.
The torture included beatings of people in France and the United States, rape and electric shocks in India, mutilations in Columbia and canings in Saudi Arabia and Kenya.