To beat with a cane; SYN. flog, lambaste, lambast.
chastise / tʃæstaɪz /
1. To inflict pain upon, by means of stripes, or in any other manner, for the purpose of punishment or reformation; to punish.
2. To reduce to order or obedience; to correct or purify; to free from faults or excesses.
Alternate (chiefly British) spelling of