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smack

1. a sailing vessel, usually sloop-rigged, used in coasting and fishing along the British coast
2. a fishing vessel equipped with a well for keeping the catch alive
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Six out of 10 mothers and four out of 10 fathers said they smacked children when they were three years old.
Tecumseh Fitch, a professor of cognitive biology at the University of Vienna in Austria, used X-ray movies to film adult rhesus macaques as they smacked their lips or as they chewed food.
He said he smacked him because he had misbehaved by messing with the remote control and throwing things out of the fridge.
And Prof Pfeiffer, a top criminologist and former German Justice minister, said adults who had been smacked in childhood are more likely to demand punitive sentences for criminals - leading to jail overcrowding.
The survey also showed many believed shops could do more to help, with 51 per cent of people who saw a child smacked in a shop wanted to see it offering support for the parent, 86 per cent wanting them to introduce creches to help parents and 82 per cent wanting them to introduce toys to help parents.
Half said they would like to do something to stop a child being smacked, with most of those wanting to comfort the child (42%) and help the parent (47%).
At 3 days old, 13 of 16 macaques smacked their lips and stuck their tongues out after the experimenter did.
Many day-old infants smacked their lips frequently after viewing a mouth opening and closing, but they didn't mimic what they had seen.
GREAT news from Tony Blair that he has smacked his children.
Victoria Climbie, much cited by the pro-ban group, wasn't smacked.
Three out of four parents have smacked their children, a poll revealed today, leading to fresh call for the practise to be outlawed.