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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lam·baste /(ˌ)læmˈbest, ˈbæst; ˈlæmˌ/
 (vt.)痛打,嚴責

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lam·baste v. t.  To beat severely; specifically, to beat with a cane. [Low]
 Syn: -- cane, flog, lambaste.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 lambaste
      v 1: beat with a cane [syn: cane, flog, lambast]
      2: censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child
         for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the
         Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for
         bringing cold soup" [syn: call on the carpet, rebuke,
         rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw,
          dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl
         out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words,
         lambast]