cangue, Cang, kang, n. a Chinese portable pillory borne on the shoulders by petty offenders.
The cangue is a huge wooden collar which is fastened about the neck.
At the present time in China, the Cang, or cangue is employed for punishing petty offenders.
His reward was the cangue and bamboo saw—nokogirihiki; failing death by this, he was to be crucified.
The ordinary punishment for minor offences is the cangue and the bastinado.
Smeared with blood the bamboo saw was placed on the cangue in inviting proximity to the head.
In China the crime is set forth on a board hung on the neck of the criminal, called the cangue.
A man who had been condemned to wear the cangue, or wooden collar, was seen by some of his friends.
Placed in the cangue at the execution ground of Shinagawa a cut was made in each side of his neck.
As in the English pillory, the name of the man and the nature of his offence are inscribed on the cangue.