Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A form of punishment practised in antiquity, supposed by some to have consisted in besmearing the criminal with honey, and then exposing him to insects, and by others to have been identical with the Chinese cangue. See cangue.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A punishment sometimes used by the ancients, consisting in the besmearing of the criminal with honey, and exposing him to insects. It is still in use among some Oriental nations.
- Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)
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