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beating-up

[ bee-ting-uhp ]
/ ˈbi tɪŋˈʌp /
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noun
a severe thrashing administered for intimidation or revenge.
Textiles. the process by which the loose pick is made an integral part of the woven material.
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Origin of beating-up

First recorded in 1945–50
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