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One entry found for pillory.
Main Entry: pil·lo·ry
Pronunciation: primarystresspil-(schwa-)remacron
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -ries
1 : a device formerly used for the public punishment of wrongdoers that consists of a wooden frame with holes in which the head and hands can be locked
2 : exposure to public scorn or ridicule
- pillory verb

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