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bas·ti·na·do

 (băs′tə-nā′dō, -nä′-) also bas·ti·nade (-nād′, -näd′)
n. pl. bas·ti·na·does also bas·ti·nades
1. A beating with a stick or cudgel, especially on the soles of the feet.
2. A stick or cudgel.
tr.v. bas·ti·na·doed, bas·ti·na·do·ing, bas·ti·na·does also bas·ti·nad·ed or bas·ti·nad·ing or bas·ti·nades
To subject to a beating; thrash.

[Alteration of Spanish bastonada, from baston, stick, from Vulgar Latin *bastō, *bastōn-.]

bastinado

(ˌbæstɪˈneɪdəʊ)
n, pl -does
1. punishment or torture in which the soles of the feet are beaten with a stick
2. a blow or beating with a stick
3. a stick; cudgel
vb (tr) , -does, -doing or -doed
to beat (a person) on the soles of the feet
[C16: from Spanish bastonada, from baston stick, from Late Latin bastum see baton]

bas•ti•na•do

(ˌbæs təˈneɪ doʊ, -ˈnɑ doʊ)

n., pl. -does, n.
1. a punishment in which the soles of the feet are beaten with a stick.
2. a blow or a beating with a stick, cudgel, etc.
3. a stick or cudgel.
v.t.
4. to beat with a stick, cane, etc., esp. on the soles of the feet.
[1570–80; earlier bastanado < Sp bastonada=bastón stick (see baton) + -ada -ade1]

bastinado


Past participle: bastinadoed
Gerund: bastinadoing

Imperative
bastinado
bastinado
Present
I bastinado
you bastinado
he/she/it bastinadoes
we bastinado
you bastinado
they bastinado
Preterite
I bastinadoed
you bastinadoed
he/she/it bastinadoed
we bastinadoed
you bastinadoed
they bastinadoed
Present Continuous
I am bastinadoing
you are bastinadoing
he/she/it is bastinadoing
we are bastinadoing
you are bastinadoing
they are bastinadoing
Present Perfect
I have bastinadoed
you have bastinadoed
he/she/it has bastinadoed
we have bastinadoed
you have bastinadoed
they have bastinadoed
Past Continuous
I was bastinadoing
you were bastinadoing
he/she/it was bastinadoing
we were bastinadoing
you were bastinadoing
they were bastinadoing
Past Perfect
I had bastinadoed
you had bastinadoed
he/she/it had bastinadoed
we had bastinadoed
you had bastinadoed
they had bastinadoed
Future
I will bastinado
you will bastinado
he/she/it will bastinado
we will bastinado
you will bastinado
they will bastinado
Future Perfect
I will have bastinadoed
you will have bastinadoed
he/she/it will have bastinadoed
we will have bastinadoed
you will have bastinadoed
they will have bastinadoed
Future Continuous
I will be bastinadoing
you will be bastinadoing
he/she/it will be bastinadoing
we will be bastinadoing
you will be bastinadoing
they will be bastinadoing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bastinadoing
you have been bastinadoing
he/she/it has been bastinadoing
we have been bastinadoing
you have been bastinadoing
they have been bastinadoing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bastinadoing
you will have been bastinadoing
he/she/it will have been bastinadoing
we will have been bastinadoing
you will have been bastinadoing
they will have been bastinadoing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bastinadoing
you had been bastinadoing
he/she/it had been bastinadoing
we had been bastinadoing
you had been bastinadoing
they had been bastinadoing
Conditional
I would bastinado
you would bastinado
he/she/it would bastinado
we would bastinado
you would bastinado
they would bastinado
Past Conditional
I would have bastinadoed
you would have bastinadoed
he/she/it would have bastinadoed
we would have bastinadoed
you would have bastinadoed
they would have bastinadoed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bastinado - a cudgel used to give someone a beating on the soles of the feet
cudgel - a club that is used as a weapon
2.bastinado - a form of torture in which the soles of the feet are beaten with whips or cudgels
torturing, torture - the deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason; "it required unnatural torturing to extract a confession"
Verb1.bastinado - beat somebody on the soles of the feet
beat - hit repeatedly; "beat on the door"; "beat the table with his shoe"
References in classic literature ?
Such a severe bastinado was first administered to him, that he was left more dead than alive; then Saouy threw him into the darkest and deepest dungeon, and fed him only on bread and water.
Then he will sell them to some Eastern vizier, who will empty his coffers to purchase them, and refill them by applying the bastinado to his subjects.
If he be in his senses, his impertinence demands the bastinado.
You see, I persuaded the Governor only to bastinado on one foot.
He convicted him before a sheik and looked on while he was punished by the terrible bastinado.
Let this gentleman do his mind; but I will bastinado him, by the bright sun, wherever I meet him.
Farac was detained over an April 2014 article titled "Backyard of AKP and Bastinado Mindset," in which he mentioned an incident that took place at a religious school (imam-hatip) in the southern province of Mersin.
He enthusiastically approves of the "highly efficacious" bastinado, flagellation and torture, "the rack, the pincers, the screws and tongs," which subdue the flesh and never fail to extract the self-incriminating truth.
People are sentimental, and bastinado wrong-doing not according to its harmfulness, but according to the infamy that has come to attach to it.
is discovered that, as a matter of moral fact, bastinado is cruel.