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verb
  1. 1
    to hit someone violently several times

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  2. 5
    to hit something several times making a regular pattern of sounds, or to make this pattern of sounds

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    1. a.
      to hit an object or part of the body with your hands

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    2. b.
      if a bird or insect beats its wings, or if its wings beat, it hits them together several times

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    3. c.
      to hit something many times or for a long period of time

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    4. d.
      to hit a piece of metal with a special hammer in order to make it thinner

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