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    in the British armed forces, the process or act of forcing someone to do very difficult physical exercises in order to punish them

    A soldier who died of heatstroke after being subjected to a “beasting” complained of a stomach ache and had shaking hands as he underwent physical training as part of the punishment.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 13/11/2015
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