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In China the crime is set forth on a board hung on the neck of the criminal, called the cangue.Impressions of a War Correspondent|George Lynch
A man who had been condemned to wear the cangue, or wooden collar, was seen by some of his friends.A History of Chinese Literature|Herbert A. Giles
The ordinary punishment for minor offences is the cangue and the bastinado.
The cangue is a huge wooden collar which is fastened about the neck.Sidelights on Chinese Life|J. Macgowan
The cangue is a three-inch board about three feet square, with a hole in the centre for the neck.