English to Filipino Meaning :: bastinado

Bastinado :
palo ng bambo
- palo ng bambo

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Noun(1) a cudgel used to give someone a beating on the soles of the feet(2) a form of torture in which the soles of the feet are beaten with whips or cudgels
Verb(1) beat somebody on the soles of the feet

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(1) The bare feet are beautiful, elegant and feminine but bring to mind the bastinado , the terrible flogging of the feet.(2) One favourite method was the grisly bastinado : turning a slave upside down and beating the soles of their feet until raw.(3) Apart from the bastinadoing other methods were employed, too, such as putting hot irons on the chest.(4) True, he had simplified several knotty matters by bastinadoing and cutting off the heads of all concerned, but this left a multitude of matters which could not be disposed of in that summary fashion.(5) If a person is severely bastinadoed they will be unable to place their weight upon the soles of their feet, forcing them to crawl, a position which will reinforce the domination of the performer of the bastinado over them.(6) For his part, the shah threatened him with execution, and once had him severely bastinadoed .(7) The act of Bastinado , generally used to punish miscreants but also to elicit answers from torture victims, extends back through history hundreds of years.(8) There are four capital punishments: beheading, hanging, strangling and bastinadoing to death.
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