Just the night before the day of the spank, Marthy had begun to teach her her religious education.
By dint of diligent bailing they had forced their crazy dory, towed by the equally crazy “spank Me Again,” to carry them home.
In the morning I met Mr. spank waiting for me at the entrance, and very desirous to see me.
1727, possibly imitative of the sound of spanking. Related: Spanked; spanking. The noun is from 1785.