bastinado

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

Synonyms:
falanga
Type of:
torture, torturing
the deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason

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

Type of:
cudgel
a club that is used as a weapon

v beat somebody on the soles of the feet

Type of:
beat
hit repeatedly