beastings


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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.
He added: "Then I was sent for another beasting then called back into the office where the officer punched me repeatedly in the head.
But soldiers told the inquest in Salisbury that beastings were "part of Army life" and were a "regular occurrence".
Although there are official rules and regulations for disciplining army personnel, those that step out of line, as Pte Williams repeatedly did, could face a beasting.
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.
Privates Andrew Jones and Andre Treble, both 22, of 9 Regiment Royal Logistics Corps, went on the run from Buckley Barracks in Hullavington, Wiltshire, three weeks ago claiming punishment exercises, known as beastings, were "unbearable".
We can only hope the Army will examine the practice of unofficial punishment exercises, so-called beastings, as well.
Assistant Wiltshire and Swindon Coroner Alan Large said Private Gavin Williams, 22, from Hengoed in the Rhymney Valley, died from heatstroke after being subjected to the beasting on one of the hottest days of the year.
Assistant Wiltshire and Swindon Coroner Alan Large said Private Williams, 22, died from heatstroke after being subjected to the beasting on one of the hottest days of the year.
Private Gavin Williams died during an unofficial Army punishment known as a beasting on one of the hottest days of 2006.