Strappado

Definition of Strappado

Strap`pa´do
n.1.A military punishment formerly practiced, which consisted in drawing an offender to the top of a beam and letting him fall to the length of the rope, by which means a limb was often dislocated.
v. t.1.To punish or torture by the strappado.

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torture, torturing
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