Definition of Instrument of torture

1. Noun. An instrument of punishment designed and used to inflict torture on the condemned person.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Instrument Of Torture

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instrument of torture (current term)
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Literary usage of Instrument of torture

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1. The Slavery of the British West India Colonies Delineated: As it Exists Both by James Stephen (1824)
"... I believe in all of our colonies, the slave who should attempt to defend himself against a murderous weapon, or instrument of torture, in the hands of a ..."

2. The Slavery of the British West India Colonies Delineated: As it Exists Both by James Stephen (1824)
"... I believe in all of our colonies, the slave who should attempt to defend himself against a murderous weapon, or instrument of torture, in the hands of a ..."

3. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1826)
"How long was it after the instrument of torture was used in the barrack yard ... And you are quite certain that was the first instrument of torture you ever ..."

4. The New Africa: A Journey Up the Chobe and Down the Okovanga Rivers; a by Aurel Schulz, August Hammar (1897)
"... wagons—Visit by king's wives—Return visit to dinner—instrument of torture—A ... instrument of torture ..."

5. What a Young Wife Ought to Know by Emma Frances Angell Drake (1902)
"The " Binder " an Instrument of Torture.—Better Methods now Prevail.—The Napkin.—How to Establish Regular Habits for Baby.—The Pinning Blanket—The Little ..."

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