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bas•ti•na•do



Pronunciation: (bas"tu-nā'dō, -nä'dō), [key]
n., pl. -does,
v., -doed, -do•ing.


n.
1. a mode of punishment consisting of blows with a stick on the soles of the feet or on the buttocks.
2. a blow or a beating with a stick, cudgel, etc.
3. a stick or cudgel.

v.t.
to beat with a stick, cane, etc., esp. on the soles of the feet or on the buttocks.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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