Definition of 'punishment beating'
Example sentences containing 'punishment beating'
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
When he was five he was rehoused, becoming the youngest inmate of a brutal institution where punishment beatings were the norm.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He was talking about punishment beatings and shootings used by paramilitary groups to mete out rough justice to small-time criminals.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Definition of punishment beating from the Collins English Dictionary
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