a minor torture inflicted by twisting the skin of a person’s wrist or arm in two different directions simultaneously
the practice of putting both hands on a victim’s arm and twisting the skin in opposite directions, causing great pain
noun 1. a plant, Brassica rapa pekinensis, forming a long, dense head of broad, whitish leaves used in salads and Asian cuisine. noun 1. Also called pe-tsai cabbage. a Chinese plant, Brassica pekinensis, that is related to the cabbage and has crisp edible leaves growing in a loose cylindrical head 2. another name for bok […]
noun 1. the former calendar of China, in which the year consisted of 12 lunar months with an intercalary month added seven times every 19 years to reconcile the lunar year of 354 days with the solar year of 365 days, time being reckoned in 60-year cycles with the first cycle dating from 2637 b.c.
noun 1. . [puhn-tat] /ˈpʌn tæt/ noun 1. a walking catfish, Clarias fuscus, introduced in Hawaiian waters.
noun 1. a board game for two to six players each of whom has ten marbles resting in holes on a player’s section of a six-pointed star: the winner is the first to move all of his or her marbles to the opposite side by jumping intervening pieces or moving to adjacent holes that are […]