Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    An old punishment of smearing one with honey and exposing him to insects.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    That kind of punishment used by the ancients, and still used by the Chinese, called by Staunton the "wooden collar," by which the neck of the malefactor is bant or weighed down. Bnc. Lond.