(Scottish) iron manacles used to punish minor criminals. Usually prominently sited, often found at market crosses - ths scots equivalent of the stocks.
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[ French joug
a yoke, Latin 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.
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• (n.) An iron collar fastened to a wall or post, formerly used in Scotland as a kind of pillory. [Written also juggs.] See Juke.
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Jougs or juggs were jointed collars of iron, by which misdemeanants were held captive in Scotland. The culprit's neck being encircled by the jougs, the two free ends of the iron band were slipped over each other and secured by a padlock. On the opposite side was a movable iron ring fastened into the collar by a small fixed ring, and by this ring th
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The jougs, juggs, or joggs (Old French joug, from Lat. jugum, a yoke) was an instrument of punishment formerly used in Scotland, the Netherlands and other countries. == Purpose == It was an iron collar fastened by a short chain to a wall, often of the parish church, or to a tree or mercat cross. The collar was placed round the offender`s neck and.
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iron collar attached to post and put around neck as punishment
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