paddy-whack

paddywhack

[pad-ee-hwak, -wak]
noun
1.
Informal. a spanking.
verb (used with object)
2.
Informal. to spank or beat.
Also, paddywack [pad-ee-wak] .


Origin:
1775–85; PADDY + WHACK

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paddywhack or paddywack (ˈpædɪˌwæk)
 
n
1.  (Brit) another word for paddy
2.  a spanking or smack
 
paddywack or paddywack
 
n

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