Definition for PIL'LO-RY

PIL'LO-RY, n. [Ir. pilori, pioloir; Fr. pilori; Arm. bouilhour; from the root of L. palus, a stake, a pile, G. pfahl. An den pfahl stellen, to put in the pillory.]

A frame of wood erected on posts, with movable boards and holes, through which are put the head and hands of a criminal for punishment.

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