flogging

Definitions of flogging
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n beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment

Synonyms:
flagellation, lashing, tanning, whipping
Types:
self-flagellation
self-punishment inflicted by whipping
horsewhipping
the act of whipping with a horsewhip
Type of:
beating, drubbing, lacing, licking, thrashing, trouncing, whacking
the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows

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