Definition of Birching:
flail about; beat
Synonyms of Birching:
● Beat up
Opposite/Antonyms of Birching:
Sentence/Example of Birching:
The cadets were called to divisions, and the culprits, four or five in number, received then and there a good birching.
The Chief was too utterly fed up to do anything; moreover, he saw that a birching would do Gordon no good.
Without any hearing I was adjudged guilty, and promptly subjected to the punishment of the day—a good birching.
At the door of a schoolmaster was the not very tempting sign of a boy receiving a good birching.
Those were the good old days of birching, and yes, Mr. Morris had caught it.
The birching, bad as it had been, was redoubled in intensity.
Horse′woman, a woman who rides on horseback; Hors′iness; Hors′ing, birching a schoolboy mounted on another's back.
Also, see that you yourself don't go into the storeroom, or I will give you a birching that you won't care for.
You may not believe it, but the governor actually horsed me and gave me a birching; and the diamonds were locked up from that day.
They have not as much as had a birching; and I say that the college masters ought to be hooted.