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English definition of “six of the best”

six of the best

UK old-fashioned
a beating, usually of six hits with a stickHitting and beatingPunishing by causing painPunishing by causing painHitting and beatingPunishing and punishments
(Definition of six of the best from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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