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whipping

[hwip-ing, wip-] /ˈʰwɪp ɪŋ, ˈwɪp-/
noun
1.
a beating or flogging, especially one administered with a whip or the like in punishment.
2.
a defeat, as in sports.
3.
an arrangement of cord, twine, or the like, whipped or wound about a thing, as to bind parts together or prevent unraveling, as at the end of a rope.
Origin
1530-1540
1530-40; whip + -ing1
Related forms
self-whipping, adjective
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whipping

/ˈwɪpɪŋ/
noun
1.
a thrashing or beating with a whip or similar implement
2.
cord or twine used for binding or lashing
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