castigatory definition

  • adjective:
    • Serving or maintaining castigate.
    • Punitive so that you can amendment; corrective.
  • noun:
    • a guitar formerly always penalize and correct arrant scolds; the ducking-stool or trebucket.
    • a guitar previously familiar with penalize and correct arrant scolds; -- labeled as also a ducking feces, or trebucket.
    • pl. castigatories (-riz). Something which acts to castigate; particularly, an apparatus previously found in punishing scolds. Also referred to as ducking-stool and trebucket.
  • others:
    • Serving to castigate; maintaining modification; corrective; punitive.

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