thwack

A great blow with a stick across the shoulders.

The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue.

Thwack (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Thwacked (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Thwacking.] [Cf. OE. thakken to stroke, AS. accian, E. whack.]

1.

To strike with something flat or heavy; to bang, or thrash: to thump.

"A distant thwacking sound."

W. Irving.

2.

To fill to overflow.

[Obs.]

Stanyhurst.

 

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Thwack, n.

A heavy blow with something flat or heavy; a thump.

With many a stiff thwack, many a bang,
Hard crab tree and old iron rang. Hudibras.

 

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