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verb. ['ˈpɪlɝi'] expose to ridicule or public scorn.
Rhymes with Pillory
noun. ['ˈpɪlɝi'] a wooden instrument of punishment on a post with holes for the wrists and neck; offenders were locked in and so exposed to public scorn.
verb. ['ˈpɪlɝi'] criticize harshly or violently.
- pick apart
verb. ['ˈpɪlɝi'] punish by putting in a pillory.
Sentences with pillory
1. Noun, singular or mass
Authorities forced guilty parties to spend several hours in the public square, locked into the stocks or pillory or placed in the gallows with a rope around their necks.