Word Origin for cangue
Examples from the Web for cangue
As in the English pillory, the name of the man and the nature of his offence are inscribed on the cangue.
At the present time in China, the Cang, or Cangue is employed for punishing petty offenders.Bygone Punishments|William Andrews
Cangue, Cang, kang, n. a Chinese portable pillory borne on the shoulders by petty offenders.
Smeared with blood the bamboo saw was placed on the cangue in inviting proximity to the head.
Placed in the cangue at the execution ground of Shinagawa a cut was made in each side of his neck.