n. (plural of caning English)
Usage examples of "canings".
One learned to live with canings, but I knew Alexi too well to believe he'd been insolent and insubordinate as the lieutenant had alleged.
Matthews, is a decent sort of chap who doesn’t believe in the cane, though I suspect that canings at Proctor’s are rather frowned upon because the pupils are all foreigners of exalted station.
Fights in prep school, canings, exams in university, love affairs -- all that had really been simple.
Fights in prep school, canings, exams in university, love affairs-all that had really been simple.
Chambers overstepped the line three times, and got three such convincing canings from the man who was his father and didn't know it, that he took Tom's cruelties in all humility after that, and made no more experiments.