bastonnade

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bastonnade.

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Noun[edit]

bastonnade f (plural bastonnades, diminutive bastonnadetje n)

  1. caning, any beating with a stick
  2. specifically, falaka (oriental beating of the soles of the feet)

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French bastonnade, from Italian bastonata, Spanish bastonada, or Provençal bastonada. Equivalent to bâton + -ade.

Noun[edit]

bastonnade f (plural bastonnades)

  1. caning, any beating with a stick
  2. specifically, falaka (oriental beating of the soles of the feet)

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian bastonata, Spanish bastonada, or Provençal bastonada.

Noun[edit]

bastonnade f (plural bastonnades)

  1. beating (specifically with a rod or stick)

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