Baculine

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Baculine Of or pertaining to the rod or punishment with the rod.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • baculine Of or pertaining to the rod, or to its use in punishment by flogging.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Baculine bak′ū-līn pertaining to the stick or cane—in flogging.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. baculum, staff
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. baculum.

Usage

In literature:

The baculine method was a quite common mode of argument in those days.
"The Virginians" by William Makepeace Thackeray
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