Jougs
Jougs Jougs, n. [F. joug a yoke, L. jugum. See {Yoke}.] An iron collar fastened to a wall or post, formerly used in Scotland as a kind of pillory. [Written also {juggs}.] See {Juke}. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

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  • Jougs — The jougs, juggs, or joggs (Old French joug , from Lat. jugum , a yoke) is an instrument of punishment formerly in use in Scotland, the Netherlands and possibly other countries. It was an iron collar fastened by a short chain to a wall, often of… …   Wikipedia

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  • JOUGS —    an iron collar hung by a chain in some public place, was fastened round a culprit s neck, who was thus exposed in a sort of pillory; in use in Scotland from the 16th to the 18th centuries …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Jougs — a hinged collar n which the criminal was locked, attached by a chain to a wall …   Scottish slang

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