Bastinado (bas-tə-ˈnā-dō), noun
1: a mode of punishment consisting of blows with a stick on the soles of the feet
or on the buttocks.
2: a beating especially with a stick or cudgel
3: stick, cudgel
Variants of BASTINADO
Examples of BASTINADO
- <the guards savagely beat the prisoner’s feet with a bastinado>
Origin of BASTINADO
Related to BASTINADO
No, thank you.
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