beastings


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Related to beastings: colostrum, Bee Stings

beastings

(bē′stĭngz)
pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
Variant of beestings.

beestings, biestings, beastings

colostrum, usually of a cow.
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Beastings is summed up thus: "When a teenage girl leaves the workhouse and abducts a child placed in her care, the local priest is called upon to retrieve them.
Debra revealed she had written to Buckingham Palace as two more young squaddies made claims of beasting.
Pte Williams' mother said last night: "This latest case doesn't surpriseme-but it makes me sick to think that three years after Gavdied, beasting is still going on.
She added: "I think, since my Gav died, people are more aware of beasting and less likely to put up with it.
He added: "Then I was sent for another beasting then called back into the office where the officer punched me repeatedly in the head.
Beastings, published this month, takes place in the Lake District.
Beastings is a startlingly confident novel, the kind that makes other books seem twothirds too long.
Since a jury cleared three non-commissioned officers of his manslaughter last year, Debra has campaigned in her son's memory to stamp out Army bullying and beastings.
Private Andre Treble and Private Andrew Jones, right, with Debra Williams, mum of Private Gavin Williams, inset, who died following a beasting at his barracks Picture: Liz Pearce
They decided to call Debra after hearing about her campaign to root out Army beastings.
Bullying and beasting are despicable and shouldn't happen.
She is campaigning against beasting, and has set up a website stopbeastingsinthearmy.