Pranger

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Pranger m (genitive Prangers, plural Pranger)

  1. pillory
    • 1904, Friedrich Bernhard Störzner, Was die Heimat erzählt, Arwed Strauch, page 197:
      Wer am Pranger stand, der konnte von jedermann verhöhnt, verlacht, verspottet, ja mit Schmutz und Kot beworfen werden.
      Who stood at the pillory could be scoffed, ridiculed, mocked by everyone, even be thrown at with dirt and excrements.

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