IV. MORAL AFFECTIONS
5. Institutions[Instrument of punishment.] Scourge.
whip, 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, wooden horse, iron maiden, thumbscrew, boot, rack, wheel, iron heel.
treadmill, crank, galleys.
scaffold; block, ax, guillotine; stake; cross; gallows, gibbet, tree, drop, noose, rope, halter, bowstring; death chair, electric chair; mecate.
house of correction (prison) [more].
goaler, jailer; executioner; electrocutioner; lyncher; hangman; headsman; Jack Ketch.