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bastinado

noun
variants: or bastinade

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a heavy rigid stick used as a weapon or for punishment
  • the guards savagely beat the prisoner's feet with a bastinado

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The first known use of bastinado was in 1572

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“Bastinado.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bastinado. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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