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Bastinade  v. t.  To bastinado. (Archaic)






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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... Timour left six-and-thirty at his decease, were his first and most submissive subjects; and whenever they deviated from their duty, they were corrected, according to the laws of Zingis, with the bastinade, and afterwards restored to honor and command. Perhaps his heart was not devoid of the social virtues; perhaps he was not incapable of loving his friends and pardoning his enemies; but the rules of morality are founded ...
— The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - Volume 6 • Edward Gibbon



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