It is exhausting to belabour a thick-skinned and obstinate animal with a stick.
Have you any particular spite at my door, that you belabour it in that style?
He made himself greatly dreaded by his orchestra, whom he used to belabour over the head with his fiddle.
He said he would track him out and belabour him as he deserved.'
At one time some worthy fellow entreats us to take up the public cudgel and belabour a blatant Economist.
belabour thy brains, as to whom it would be well to question.
He chased the sheep into a corner of the enclosure, and proceeded to belabour them with a heavy stick.
He seized a stick that was lying on the ground, and began to belabour the hag with all his might.
So saying she snatched up the ladle from the dripping-pan, and threatened to belabour him with it.
He may hit me on the head and they may belabour me from behind.