rollocking


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rollocking

(ˈrɒləkɪŋ)
n
a vert severe telling-off; dressing-down
[C20: a variant spelling of rollicking (sense 2); perhaps influenced by bollocking]
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It was a good, solid win, yet he was on the pitch at full-time (left) rollocking some of his players and reiterated his obvious frustrations afterwards.
Memories of when Emley Moor television mast came crashing down on March 19, 1969 My grandad told me to turn the TV over and it went dead, I got a right rollocking for breaking the telly!Am I the only person to be punished for the mast coming down?
A RISKY ROLLOCKING PAID OFF Few managers will go toe-to-toe with a player of Ross McCormack's experience.
AT least Ross Barkley can probably claim a first for a big-name Premier League signing he got a rollocking before kicking a ball.
"When Pulis was at Stoke we had players like Matty Etherington and Jermaine Pennant, both so exciting and good on the ball, and then there were the likes of Ricardo He values defending the first to a rollocking Fuller and Peter Crouch.
"The manager gave us a rollocking at half-time," Coleman said.
Clark came in at the break and gave us a rollocking. That geed us up for the great start in the second half.
Rather than give me a rollocking, he said he wanted me to train with him when I was back to fitness.
On the great man's return, I was summoned to his huge office and given a serious rollocking and we returned to the old style.
DOUG ROUGVIE hopes Aberdeen get the chance to enjoy Scottish Cup success this season - after his final triumph 31 years ago was ruined by a rollocking from Alex Ferguson.
And thankfully, fate didn''t disappoint (although granted there were some that just had to be played, whether the arrow landed on the right spot or not.) And so the faithful were treated to classics such as the rollocking I Can''t Stand Up For Falling Down, the booming Radio, the marching Oliver''s Army and the cacophonously brilliant Man Out of Time.
DELIGHTED Moseley coach Kevin Maggs praised his comeback kings for saving themselves a half-time rollocking and snatching a second straight British & Irish Cup victory.