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bill of pains and penalties

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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a special act of a legislature which inflicts a punishment less than death upon persons supposed to be guilty of treason or felony, without any conviction in the ordinary course of judicial proceedings.
  • n. See under Bill.
  • n. See under Bill.

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