Search for clues, synonyms, words, anagrams or if you already have some letters enter the letters here using a question mark or full-stop in place of any you don't know e. Definition of weal a red, swollen mark left on flesh by a blow or pressure. We've listed any clues from our database that match your search. There will also be a list of synonyms for your answer. The synonyms have been arranged depending on the number of charachters so that they're easy to find.
An escaped slave named Peter showing his scarred back at a medical examination in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, By the time he made it to a Union encampment in Baton Rouge in March , Peter had been through hell. Bloodhounds had chased him. He had been pursued for miles, had run barefoot through creeks and across fields. He had survived, if barely.
The Shocking Photo of 'Whipped Peter' That Made Slavery's Brutality Impossible to Deny
Flagellation Latin flagellum , "whip" , flogging , whipping or lashing is the act of beating the human body with special implements such as whips , lashes , rods , switches , the cat o' nine tails , the sjambok , the knout , etc. Typically, flogging is imposed on an unwilling subject as a punishment; however, it can also be submitted to willingly, or performed on oneself, in religious or sadomasochistic contexts. The strokes are usually aimed at the unclothed back of a person, in certain settings it can be extended to other corporeal areas. For a moderated subform of flagellation, described as bastinado , the soles of a person's bare feet are used as a target for beating see foot whipping. In some circumstances the word "flogging" is used loosely to include any sort of corporal punishment , including birching and caning.