Definition of Castigatory

Castigatory a. means: Punitive in order to amendment; corrective.

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Castigatory a. means: Punitive in order to amendment; corrective.

Meaning of Castigatory

Castigatory (a.) means: Punitive in order to amendment; corrective.

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Castigatory (a.): Punitive in order to amendment; corrective.

Castigatory (n.): An instrument formerly used to punish and correct arrant scolds; -- called also a ducking stool, or trebucket.

Cucking stool (): A kind of chair formerly used for punishing scolds, and also dishonest tradesmen, by fastening them in it, usually in front of their doors, to be pelted and hooted at by the mob, but sometimes to be taken to the water and ducked; -- called also a castigatory, a tumbrel, and a trebuchet; and often, but not so correctly, a ducking stool.

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Meaning of Castigatory

Castigatory means: Punitive in order to amendment; corrective.

Meaning of Castigatory

Castigatory means: An instrument formerly used to punish and correct arrant scolds; -- called also a ducking stool, or trebucket.

Meaning of Cucking stool

Cucking stool means: A kind of chair formerly used for punishing scolds, and also dishonest tradesmen, by fastening them in it, usually in front of their doors, to be pelted and hooted at by the mob, but sometimes to be taken to the water and ducked; -- called also a castigatory, a tumbrel, and a trebuchet; and often, but not so correctly, a ducking stool.

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