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beastings

(bē′stĭngz)
pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
Variant of beestings.
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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.
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.
THE grieving mum of a young soldier who died after an Army punishment "beasting" has written to the Queen to vent her "hurt, pain and frustration"
"After that, I was constantly getting picked on during parade and was sent for beastings for the state of my kit, even though there was nothing wrong with it."
His gear had been dumped outside by Army instructors in a tradition known as "beasting" - which is designed to build up team spirit in recruits.
Ex-British, European and Commonwealth heavyweight title holder John Louis Gardner says son Ross, 16, was singled out for "beastings".
THE Army chain of command "failed to identify" the use of unofficial punishments known as "beastings", a coroner has found as he concluded the inquest into the death of a young Welsh recruit.
The winner of the inaugural Gordon Burn Prize (at last year's Durham Book Festival) is shortlisting books for this year's awards, has just received a Tom-Gallon Trust Award from the Society of Authors, and is launching his latest novel, Beastings.
Caah Pie is custard made from Beastings - the first milk given after a cow has calved.
AN ARMY officer yesterday denied that a teenage soldier found hanged had been bullied or suffered punishment "beastings".
And to improve on their 2011 World Cup semi-final near miss against France, Blues flanker Warburton is expecting the Welsh management to ratchet up their beastings of the players by '20%'.