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Definition of "birching" [birching]

  • Present participle of birch. (verb)
  • A beating with a birch. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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."
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