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Tunding

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A thrashing with ashen sticks given to a school-fellow by one of the monitors or “præfects” of Winchester school, for breach of discipline. (Latin tundo, to beat or bruise.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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