instrument of punishment


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an instrument designed and used to punish a condemned person

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This is a unilateral instrument of punishment used primarily against organized crime groups.
Jougs - in Scottish history, an instrument of punishment consisting of an iron collar attached to a wall or post.
The Ragged Staff has also been referred to as a Baculus (Baculinum being an instrument of punishment or terror, a beating stick).
The chair is not meant to be an instrument of punishment and should not be used as such.
Even in large groups, on major stories, the photographers didn't behave like a writhing, snarling, mindless centipede, all legs and Leicas, falling upon some poor witness like an instrument of punishment.
The whip has a corrective and communicative role in race-riding, but should not be used as an instrument of punishment.
The whip has a corrective and communicative role to play in race-riding, but should not be used as an instrument of punishment.
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