[ bak-yuh-lin, -lahyn ]
/ ˈbæk yə lɪn, -ˌlaɪn /
pertaining to the rod or its use in punishing: baculine discipline in the classroom.
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Origin of baculine
1700–10; <Latin bacul(um) walking stick, staff + -ine1
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Example sentences from the Web for baculine
The baculine method was a quite common mode of argument in those days.The Virginians|William Makepeace Thackeray
Baculine, bak′ū-līn, adj. pertaining to the stick or cane—in flogging.