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.
The whip has a corrective and communicative role in race-riding, but should not be used as an instrument of punishment.
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