tan


tan

verb

Definition of TAN

1
to strike repeatedly with something long and thin or flexible <Grandpa told us that when he was a kid, if he misbehaved at all, his father would tan his backside with a belt>
2
to strike repeatedly <a time when children were routinely tanned for misbehavior>

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