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cangue or cang (kæŋ)
(formerly in China) a large wooden collar worn by petty criminals as a punishment
[C18: from French, from Portuguese canga yoke]
cang or cang
[C18: from French, from Portuguese canga yoke]

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an instrument of punishment formerly used in China for petty criminals; consists of a heavy wooden collar enclosing the neck and arms 
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Example sentences for cangue
To be awake and not ignorant is to wear chains and shoulder a cangue.
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