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whipping

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwhippingwhip‧ping /ˈwɪpɪŋ/ noun [countable usually singular]  PUNISHa punishment given to someone by whipping them
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whippingA record is said to exist of a whipping which took place in 1624, when a man was whipped to death.He hated crowds and dreaded the Sunday service and its aftermath, which was usually a good whipping.A judge allowed the appeal after a vet told the court that whipping could have encouraged the horse to free itself.Some rules exist about these whippings and a number of public statements have been made by the school administration in their defense.
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