Another posts

heron urban dictionary keratomalacia definition crisply definition human activities definition doddy definition chondrogenesis definition aventine definition antiphonal reading steeply definition profoundness definition lash out definition life-sustaining definition beyond measure meaning definition triple alliance definition headdress first lord of the treasury simple leaf definition called upon definition venerability definition vintners definition define impassionate deer related words peloponnese definition examples of electric discharge anteversion definition agalloch definition personal appeal pinckneya pubens evil eyed milky in the filbert define pression hollowness meaning bread buttered on both sides sea fowl

Castigatory

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Castigatory An instrument formerly used to punish and correct arrant scolds; -- called also a ducking stool, or trebucket.
    • a Castigatory Punitive in order to amendment; corrective.
    • ***
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • castigatory Serving to castigate; tending to correction; corrective; punitive.
    • n castigatory pl. castigatories (-riz). Something that serves to castigate; specifically, an apparatus formerly used in punishing scolds. Also called ducking-stool and trebucket.
    • ***

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. castigatorius,