instrument of torture

instruments of torture

Definitions of instrument of torture
  1. noun
    an instrument of punishment designed and used to inflict torture on the condemned person
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    boot, iron boot, iron heel, the boot
    an instrument of torture that is used to heat or crush the foot and leg
    iron maiden
    instrument of torture consisting of a hollow iron frame shaped like the human body and lined with spikes to impale the victim
    rack, wheel
    an instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims
    instrument of torture that crushes the thumb
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    instrument of punishment
    an instrument designed and used to punish a condemned person
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