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flagellation


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flagellation  \Flag`el*la"tion\,  n.  [L.  flagellatio:  cf  F. 
  flagellation.] 
  A  beating  or  flogging;  a  whipping;  a  scourging.  --Garth. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  flagellation 
  n  :  beating  with  a  whip  or  strap  or  rope  as  a  form  of  punishment 
  [syn:  {whipping},  {flogging},  {lashing}] 




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