the birch

noun

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British
: the punishment of being hit with a birch stick In those days, schoolchildren got the birch when they misbehaved.

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“The birch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20birch. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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