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Correct spelling:
Keelhauling
Definition:
of Keelhaul

Synonyms:

verb
punishing
agonizing, avenging, chastening, confining, distressing, executing, judging, punishing, trying, Afflicting, Burdening, Castigating, Chastising, Disciplining, Fining, Imprisoning, Incarcerating, Persecuting, Pillorying, Sentencing, Correcting, Crucifying, penalizing, anguishing, lambasting, reprising.
Examples of usage:
  1. He talked a lot of gibberish about keelhauling and walking the plank and crimson murders- things which a decent sailor should know nothing about, so that it seemed to me that for all his manners captain had been more of a pirate than a gentleman mariner. – Humorous Ghost Stories by Dorothy Scarborough
  2. He always just put trial and punishment to a show of hands by the men- whose favorite entertainment was keelhauling any seaman who disobeyed Captain's orders, lashing a line to his waist and ducking him under the hull till he was half drowned. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover

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