slang, perhaps a schoolboy shortening of Latin flagellare "flagellate."
2. fight + log => flog: fight with log: 用原木棍、木柴棍鞭打、棒打、抽打。
- flog (v.)
- 1670s, slang, of uncertain origin. Perhaps a schoolboy shortening of Latin flagellare "flagellate" (see flagellum); Century Dictionary suggests perhaps from a Low German word "of homely use, of which the early traces have disappeared." OED finds it presumably onomatopoeic. Figurative use from 1800. Related: Flogged; flogging.
- 1. They are trying to flog their house.
- 2. Flog them soundly.
- 3. Compare sell, vend, peddle , push and flog.
- 试比较sell、vend 、 peddle 、 push、flog这几个词.
- 4. He would flog her to death with a rubber truncheon.
- 5. At the present moment, polished English gentlemen flog Africans so severely.
- 眼前, 温文尔雅的英国绅士狠命抽打非洲土著人.
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