Etymology
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bastinado (n.)

"a beating with a cudgel" (especially on the soles of the feet, as torture or punishment), 1570s, from Spanish bastonada "a beating, cudgeling," from baston "stick," from Late Latin bastum (see baton). As a verb from 1610s.

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Definitions of bastinado
1
bastinado (n.)
a cudgel used to give someone a beating on the soles of the feet;
bastinado (n.)
a form of torture in which the soles of the feet are beaten with whips or cudgels;
Synonyms: falanga
2
bastinado (v.)
beat somebody on the soles of the feet;
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