cut off the flesh as punishment

strokes 10
strokes after radical 9
千刀万剐 千刀萬剮 qian1 dao1 wan4 gua3
to make mincemeat of sb; to hack sb to pieces (used while cursing)

舍得一身剐,敢把皇帝拉下马 捨得一身剮,敢把皇帝拉下馬 she3 de5 yi1 shen1 gua3 - gan3 ba3 huang2 di4 la1 xia4 ma3
one who does not fear the death of thousand cuts will dare to unhorse the emperor (proverb); to a fearless person, no fence is high enough