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cangue

 (kăng)
n.
A flat wooden framework that is locked around a person's neck and borne on the shoulders, formerly used in China to punish petty criminals.

[French, from Portuguese canga, yoke, cangue, perhaps of Celtic origin; akin to Welsh cam, crooked.]
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cangue

(kæŋ) or

cang

n
(Historical Terms) (formerly in China) a large wooden collar worn by petty criminals as a punishment
[C18: from French, from Portuguese canga yoke]
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Noun1.cangue - an instrument of punishment formerly used in China for petty criminalscangue - an instrument of punishment formerly used in China for petty criminals; consists of a heavy wooden collar enclosing the neck and arms
instrument of punishment - an instrument designed and used to punish a condemned person
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