Definitions for fustigation

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fus•ti•gateˈfʌs tɪˌgeɪt(v.t.)-gat•ed, -gat•ing.

  1. to cudgel; beat.

  2. to criticize harshly; castigate.

Origin of fustigate:

1650–60; < LL fūstīgātus, ptp. of fūstigāre to cudgel, der. of L fūstis cudgel

fus`ti•ga′tion(n.)

Wiktionary

  1. fustigation(Noun)

    a beating with a club

  2. fustigation(Noun)

    a harsh verbal assault

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fustigation(noun)

    a punishment by beating with a stick or club; cudgeling

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