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Use "birching" in a sentence
"It involved a "fives batting," that is, a "birching" carried out with"
"There is also a simply delightful encounter with a birching enthusiast named Mr. Barvile."
"Over the years, I'd gone from what I fondly imagined to be a switched-on, youngish-minded mum to a rancid, middle-aged harridan, glaring at shrieking texting huddles in the street – youngsters I didn't even know, but would consider lightly birching."