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  • n. A form of torture, among the ancient Chinese, in which planks of wood squeeze or hit the victim's feet.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a form of foot torture used by the Chinese in which the victim's foot was placed between three pieces of bamboo and systematically squeezed


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