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Meaning of FLAGELLATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
 

FLAGELLATION is a 12 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: flogging, lashing, tanning, whipping
 
 See Also: beating, drubbing, horsewhipping, lacing, self-flagellation, thrashing, trouncing, whacking

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Flag`el*la"tion\, n. [L. flagellatio: cf. F.
flagellation.]
A beating or flogging; a whipping; a scourging. --Garth.

 
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