975. Scourge.

975. [Instrument of punishment.] Scourge.NOUN. scourge, rod, cane, stick; ratan, rattan; birch, birch rod; azote, blacksnake, bullwhack[U.S.], chicote, kurbash, quirt, rawhide, sjambok; rod in pickle; switch, ferule, cudgel, truncheon.

whip, bullwhip, lash, strap, thong, cowhide, knout; cat, cat o’nine tails; rope’s end.

pillory, stocks, whipping post; cucking stool, ducking stool; brank; trebuchet, trebuket.

triangle [instruments of torture: list], wooden horse, iron maiden, thumbscrew, boot, rack, wheel, iron heel; chinese water torture.

treadmill, crank, galleys.

scaffold; block, ax, guillotine; stake; cross; gallows, gibbet, tree, drop, noose, rope, halter, bowstring; death chair, electric chair; gas chamber; lethal injection; firing squad; mecate.

house of correction &c. (prison) 752.

goaler, jailer; executioner; electrocutioner; lyncher; hangman; headsman; Jack Ketch.


Roget’s Thesaurus 1911. Compiled, edited and supplemented by Nicholas Shea. Dev version 1.7.9b Compiled on: 19 January 2022 at 05:16:38
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