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Meaning of FLOGGING

Pronunciation:  'flâging

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

FLOGGING is a 8 letter word that starts with F.

 

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

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Flog"ging\, a. & n.
from {Flog}, v. t.

{Flogging chisel} (Mach.), a large cold chisel, used in
   chipping castings.

{Flogging hammer}, a small sledge hammer used for striking a
   flogging chisel.

 

 

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