335. Punishment


See also 34. BANISHMENT ; 103. CRIME

amercement, amerciament
1. punishment or penalty applied at the discretion of a court or other authority, as contrasted with a penalty predetermined by statute.
2. the imposing of such a penalty. — amercer, n.
caneology
Humorous. advocacy of the use of a cane in corporal punishment.
elinguation
Obsolete, the process of removing the tongue.
eviration
Obsolete, the act of castrating.
excecation
Obsolete, the process of blinding.
fustigation
beating with a stick or club.
mastigophobia
an abnormal fear of being beaten. Also called rhabdophobia .
poinephobia
an abnormal fear of punishment.

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