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pillory

a wooden framework into which offenders were formerly locked by the neck and wrists and exposed to public abuse and ridicule
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For a man in the pillory was a fitting object for laughter and rude jests.
You were about to glorify the pillory a while ago, and shed some pity on a future age that isn't going to use it.
cried the high-churchman in the pillory, unable longer to restrain himself, "thou hast rejected the symbol of our holy religion
It was famous, too, for the pillory, a wise old institution, that inflicted a punishment of which no one could foresee the extent; also, for the whipping-post, another dear old institution, very humanising and softening to behold in action; also, for extensive transactions in blood-money, another fragment of ancestral wisdom, systematically leading to the most frightful mercenary crimes that could be committed under Heaven.
I am accustomed to stand in the pillory of my own past life.