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EtymologyEdit

From baston, early spelling of baton + -ade

VerbEdit

bastonade (third-person singular simple present bastonades, present participle bastonading, simple past and past participle bastonaded)

  1. (archaic) To beat a person with a stick, especially on the soles of the feet.
    • 1851, Theodore Dwight, The Roman Republic of 1849
      A lady, injured by an Austrian soldier, reproached him, and was bastonaded. Repeating her reproaches while under the bastonado, she was bastonaded more.

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NounEdit

bastonade

  1. plural of bastonada