What does bastinado mean?

Definitions for bastinado
ˌbæs təˈneɪ doʊ, -ˈnɑ doʊbasti·na·do

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bastinado(noun)

    a cudgel used to give someone a beating on the soles of the feet

  2. bastinado, falanga(verb)

    a form of torture in which the soles of the feet are beaten with whips or cudgels

  3. bastinado(verb)

    beat somebody on the soles of the feet

Wiktionary

  1. bastinado(Noun)

    A blow with a stick or cudgel.

  2. bastinado(Noun)

    A sound beating with a stick or cudgel, specifically: A form of punishment among the Turks, Chinese, and others, consisting in beating an offender on the soles of his feet.

  3. bastinado(Verb)

    To punish someone by beating someone on the bare soles of the feet, using a stick or truncheon.

  4. Origin: bastonada (confer French bastonnade), from baston.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bastinado(noun)

    a blow with a stick or cudgel

  2. Bastinado(noun)

    a sound beating with a stick or cudgel. Specifically: A form of punishment among the Turks, Chinese, and others, consisting in beating an offender on the soles of his feet

  3. Bastinado(verb)

    to beat with a stick or cudgel, especially on the soles of the feet

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bastinado

    bast-in-ād′o, v.t. to beat with a baton or stick, esp. on the soles of the feet (a form of punishment in the East):—pr.p. bastinād′ing or bastinād′oing; pa.p. bastinād′ed or bastinād′oed.—ns. Bastinade′, Bastinād′o. [Sp. bastonada, Fr. bastonnadebaston, bâton. See Baton.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. bastinado

    A punishment among the Turkish soldiers, which is performed by beating them with a cane or flat of a sword on the soles of their feet.

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How to say bastinado in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bastinado in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bastinado in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Images & Illustrations of bastinado

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