noun, plural pil·lo·ries.
verb (used with object), pil·lo·ried, pil·lo·ry·ing.
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Origin of pillory
OTHER WORDS FROM pilloryun·pil·lo·ried, adjective
Words nearby pillory
Example sentences from the Web for pillory
Compare the British pillory of Tebbit with the reaction in India to the Kashmiri students.India Row Evokes Cricket’s Ultranationalist Tebbit Test|Tunku Varadarajan|March 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Rails” and “lacerate,” two other words swiftly elected for pillory, were classic Tejpal, overblown, mannered, theatrical.
And because the pillory of a bad book is as culturally stimulating as the lauding of a good book.Letter to a Young Critic: William Giraldi Defends True Criticism|William Giraldi|September 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It may be gratifying to discover such an example, in favor of the pillory!
When were the last known instances of bull-baiting and cock-fighting in Worcester, and when was the pillory last used?Notes and Queries for Worcestershire|John Noake
East Looe boasts a further relic of its past in the ancient pillory preserved at the porch of its town hall.
In place of such we have an interesting memorial of Looe's former use of the "cage," a companion instrument to the pillory.
He was fined five hundred pounds and placed in the pillory; the Chief Justice wished that he might be also whipped.The Trial of Theodore Parker|Theodore Parker