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corporal punishment
used in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

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Definition
the infliction of physical injury on someone convicted of committing a crime
  • He did not resort to corporal punishment, but to all the petty, tyrannical ways that human ingenuity could devise.
    4 — The Slave Who Dared To Feel Like A Man (24% in)

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