Get your own copy of this book on Amazon

Bastonading (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Bastonading

Beating any one with a stick; from baton, a stick, formerly spelt baston.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

See also the definition in Nathan Bailey's 1736 dictionary of canting and thieving slang.

Basting * Bat

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

John S. Farmer's collection of canting songs and slang rhymes

Barnacle
Barrel Fever
Barrow Man
Bartholomew Baby
Basket
Basket-making
Bastard
Bastardly Gullion
To Baste
Basting
Bastonading
Bat
Batch
Battner
Batchelor’s Fare
Batchelor’s Son
Battle-Royal
Bawbee
Bawbels
Bawd
Bawdy Basket