68. Captivity


See also 335. PUNISHMENT ; 371. SLAVERY .

coarctation
1. Obsolete, the act of confining, as in a narrow space.
2. restriction of liberty.
infibulation
the process of confining with a buckle or padlock. See also 364. SEX .
oubliette
a secret place of imprisonment, usually with only one opening in the top, as found in some old castles.

User Contributions:

Comment about this article, ask questions, or add new information about this topic:

CAPTCHA