beating

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foot-sole beating bastinado
cudgel used to give someone a beating on the soles of the feet bastinado
club for beating bastinado , blackjack , bludgeon , truncheon
stick for beating bastinado , cudgel , truncheon
ballet leap with calves beating together batterie , battu
act of beating to windward; sailing as close as possible to the direction from which the wind is blowing beat
implement for beating beater
tool resembling a hammer but with a large head (usually wooden); used to drive wedges or ram down paving stones or for crushing or beating or flattening or smoothing beetle , mallet
ballet leap from one leg, with legs beating together before landing brise , pas de brise
ballet leap with one leg beating against the other cabriole
rhythm of a beating heart cardiac rhythm , heart rhythm
implement for beating dust out of carpets carpet beater , rug beater
(military) the beating of a drum as a signal for lowering the flag at sundown drumbeat
sound made by beating a drum drumbeat , rataplan , rub-a-dub
mixer for beating eggs or whipping cream eggbeater , eggwhisk
beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment flagellation , flogging , lashing , tanning , whipping
grain by beating, separate chaff from flail , thresh
separate grain or seed by beating flail , thresh
souffle-like omelet made by beating and adding the whites separately fluffy omelet
abnormally rapid beating of the auricles of the heart (especially in a regular rhythm); can result in heart block flutter
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