Chas"tise*ment (?), n. [From Chastise.]

The act of chastising; pain inflicted for punishment and correction; discipline; punishment.

Shall I so much dishonor my fair stars, On equal terms to give him chastesement! Shak.

I have borne chastisement; I will not offend any more. Job xxxiv. 31.


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