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 (flŏg, flôg)
tr.v. flogged, flog·ging, flogs
1. To beat severely with a whip or rod.
2. Informal To publicize aggressively: flogging a new book.

[Perhaps from alteration of Latin flagellāre; see flagellate.]

flog′ger n.
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Noun1.flogger - a torturer who flogs or scourges (especially an official whose duty is to whip offenders)
torturer - someone who inflicts severe physical pain (usually for punishment or coercion)


[ˈflɒgəʳ] Npartidario/a m/f del restablecimiento de la pena de azotes
References in classic literature ?
How could the flogger of urchins be otherwise than animated and joyous?
And you should never "wrap" a flogger or whip around a body part, even if there is muscle and bone because it causes additional sting that may or may not be wanted.
GOOD DAY FOR FLOGGER As part of racing staff week, the first race at Pontefract was all about Roy 'Flogger' Fowler, who has been a jockeys' valet since the 1980s and started his career in racing in 1964.
27) All of these texts grant the one administering the punishment a great deal of freedom, with the most forceful of these passages affirming that even if death inadvertently results the flogger is exempt from death himself.
A flogger, ball gag, and two sets of cuffs are also included.
Gibson notes that the headmaster in The Flogging-Block "seems to owe something to Hawtrey," a "proficient flogger .
The flogger is required by Shariah law to keep his elbow fixed to his side therefore making a full power swing of the cane impossible.
It chronicles the problems and successes of a "black" program designed to acquaint America's fighter force with the flying and fighting characteristics of the MiG-17 Fresco, MiG-21 Fishbed, and MiG-23 Flogger.
For what it is worth, former England striker, crisp flogger and Match of the Day sofa man Gary Lineker has lent his support - via a tweet - to Cardiff-based group Baby Queens (two of their number are from North Wales).
Filmmaker Abdullah Al Kbi, jewellery designer Nadine Kanso, food flogger Samantha Wood and DJ-girl-about-town Simone Heng have all been tapped by US channel CNN to share their Dubai must-dos in an upcoming episode of the channek's CNNGo travel show.
After 10 extremely painful lashes she said, I was numbed and I could only hear the mocking and the laughter of the soldiers standing around and asking the flogger to beat harder.
While en route to South Korea aboard commercial Korean Air Lines Flight 007, Georgia Congressman Larry McDonald and 268 others were lost at sea, when a Soviet MiG-23 Flogger and three Soviet Su-15 Flagon fighters intercepted and shot down the plane over Sakhalin Island, in the Sea of Japan.