verb (used with object), scourged, scourg·ing.
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The convict “scourger” was one of the regular officials attached to every chain gang.
Being transported to this country, he was employed as a scourger, and thus trained to cruelty, entered the bush.
If the scourger won't do his duty, tie him up, and give him five-and-twenty for himself.For the Term of His Natural Life|Marcus Clarke
There shall be given for a remedy the city of Claudius, which shall interpose the nurse of the scourger.Old English Chronicles|Various
The sentence of the court was carried out by a scourger, sometimes called flagellator, or flogger.The Book of the Bush|George Dunderdale