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The punishment of being hit

beating

noun

the act of hitting someone hard a number of times in a fight or as a punishment

the birch

noun

an old-fashioned form of corporal punishment in which someone is hit hard with a thin stick

cane

noun

a stick used for punishing children in schools

the cane

noun

a punishment given to children in schools in which they are hit with a cane

cane

verb

to punish a child in school by hitting them with a stick

chastise

verb

to punish someone by hitting them

corporal punishment

noun

the physical punishment of someone by hitting them

flog

verb

to hit someone very hard with a stick or whip as a punishment

flogging

noun

a punishment in which someone is hit many times with a stick or whip

hiding

noun

a punishment that consists of hitting someone many times

lash

verb

to hit a person or animal with a whip or thin stick, especially as a punishment

licking

noun

a punishment in which someone is hit very hard several times

paddle

noun

a short flat piece of wood with a handle, used in the past for hitting a child as a punishment

pillory

noun

a wooden frame used in the past for publicly punishing people, with holes in it for someone’s head and hands

the rack

noun

a piece of equipment used in the past for punishing people by stretching their arms and legs

smack

verb

to hit someone with your flat hand or a flat object

spank

verb

to hit someone, especially a child, on their bottom (=the part of the body they sit on) with the palm of your hand

spanking

noun

the act of hitting someone, especially a child, on their bottom (=the part of the body they sit on) with the palm of your hand

the stocks

noun

a wooden frame that people were locked into in the past as a punishment

stone

verb

to throw stones at someone, especially as a punishment

thrash

verb

to hit someone hard several times, especially as a punishment

thrashing

noun

an act of hitting someone hard several times, especially as a punishment

whipping

noun

an occasion when someone is punished by being hit with a whip or a belt

box someone’s ears

to hit someone on the side of the head, as a punishment

clip someone round the ear/earhole

to hit the side of someone’s head quickly, especially as a punishment

take a belt to someone

to hit someone with a belt as a punishment, usually on their back or bottom

tar and feather someone

in the past, to cover someone with tar and feathers as a punishment

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