Cangue



noun
(formerly in China) a large wooden collar worn by petty criminals as a punishment
Historical Examples

Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various
Sidelights on Chinese Life J. Macgowan
Bygone Punishments William Andrews
The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O’Iwa Inari James S. De Benneville
China Sir Henry Arthur Blake
The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O’Iwa Inari James S. De Benneville
Impressions of a War Correspondent George Lynch
A History of Chinese Literature Herbert A. Giles
The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O’Iwa Inari James S. De Benneville
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 2 Various

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