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A wooden frame with holes, through which the head and hands of an offender were thrust, in which state they would be exposed to public ridicule and assault.

Jougs (Non-Preferred)

Related Terms

Term Note
STOCKS An instrument of punishment in which the offender was placed in a sitting position in a timber frame, with holes to confine the ankles and wrists between two planks.
TRON A pillar or post to which a beam could be attached, for use either as a public weighing balance or as a pillory for the punishment of petty criminals. Linked Data resource