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Whacking  adj.  Very large; whapping. (Colloq.)

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"Whacking" Quotes from Famous Books

... me!—they have not got a mile when they come to a great wall and find they must walk back again. They are squabbling with the post-boy at Barnet (the first stage on the Gretna Road, I mean), and, behold, perhaps Strephon has not got any money, or here is papa with a whacking horsewhip, who takes Miss back again, and locks her up crying in the schoolroom. The parting is heart-breaking; but, when she has married the banker and had eight children, and he has become, it may be, a prosperous barrister,—it may be, a seedy raff who has gone ...
— The Virginians • William Makepeace Thackeray

... well; but if you don't take to your heels, you'll have all the old women in the village a whacking on you, that's all I have to say about it. You'd better port your helm and about ...
— Varney the Vampire - Or the Feast of Blood • Thomas Preskett Prest

... the evidence of that letter which he had shoved deep down into his pocket. He had reminded her of it by whacking his ...
— Joan of Arc of the North Woods • Holman Day

Words linked to "Whacking" :   UK, lashing, U.K., Britain, flagellation, thrashing, colloquialism, licking, big, whack, Great Britain, flogging, beating, tanning, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, whipping, drubbing, corporal punishment, large, trouncing

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