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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flogging  \Flog"ging\,  a.  &  n. 
  from  {Flog},  v.  t. 
 
  {Flogging  chisel}  (Mach.),  a  large  cold  chisel,  used  in 
  chipping  castings. 
 
  {Flogging  hammer},  a  small  sledge  hammer  used  for  striking  a 
  flogging  chisel. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flog  \Flog\  (fl[o^]g),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Flogged}  (fl[o^]gd); 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Flogging}  (-g[i^]ng).]  [Cf.  Scot.  fleg  blow, 
  stroke,  kick,  AS  flocan  to  strike,  or  perh.  fr  L. 
  flagellare  to  whip.  Cf  {Flagellate}.] 
  To  beat  or  strike  with  a  rod  or  whip;  to  whip;  to  lash;  to 
  chastise  with  repeated  blows. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  flogging 
  n  :  beating  with  a  whip  or  strap  or  rope  as  a  form  of  punishment 
  [syn:  {whipping},  {lashing},  {flagellation}] 




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