bastinade definition

  • noun:
    • A blow with a stick or cudgel.
    • A sound beating with a stick or cudgel, particularly: a kind of discipline one of the Turks, Chinese, yet others, consisting in beating an offender from the bottoms of his foot.
    • See bastinado, n.
  • verb:
    • to conquer in this way.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To bastinado.
  • others:
    • Same as bastinado.

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