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oubliette

a dungeon the only entrance to which is through the top

oubliette

A secret dungeon in the deepest parts of a medieval stronghold, having as its only entry a trapdoor through which prisoners were dropped.
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Dan Simon, 32, spokesman for the Oubliette Group, said:"We are using the space to raise awareness of the Belarus Free Theatre who performed at the Young Vic recently in London to draw attention to the oppression of free speech in Belarus.
He rescues her from the oubliette by creating a door, but at the same time, he advises her to give up: "It gets a lot worse from here on in," he says (scene 11).
Harvard's action let us all know that the penalty for challenging the PC establishment was the oubliette.
Through the gloom, we could just about read information boards telling how sobbing prisoners were measured for their chains or forgotten about in a hole or oubliette.
Warwick's dungeon measures 19ft by 13ft and could have housed many prisoners during the 100 Years War when French soldiers were held there - some unluckily in the notorious oubliette, a tiny pit where they were literally forgotten and left to perish
He said to look closely into the medieval history of Gower was to "peer into an oubliette of land-grabbing violence and misery all too reminiscent of some of the worst excesses of our times in Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfor".
A loft is the modern equivalent of the mediaeval oubliette, the dungeon where you put people you really didn't want to see again.
Conwy Castle: Contained a special dungeon tower fitted with an oubliette - from the French 'oublier' meaning to forget.
In this final picture the legendary figure of the president of the First Czech Republic gazes from his homemade oubliette like Vodnik himself peering from some South Bohemian pond.
Il sera desormais relegue aux oubliettes tout comme ses predecesseurs qui sont maintenant au nombre de six coaches remercies depuis la fin de la saison 2013.
14-Teddy d'Ablon : Sa derniere course est a mettre aux oubliettes, car pour peu qu'il soit presente avec tous ses moyens, alors il peut faire tres mal au sprint final.
Le quotidien +Arraya+ ecrit en substance que les tentatives de l'occupant israelien, six decennies durant, de gommer l'identite du peuple palestinien, de le deraciner a jamais de sa terre et de jeter sa cause aux oubliettes, ont ete un pari perdant, puisque le projet de liberation de la Palestine avec le retour des expulses se transmet de generation en generation parmi les Palestiniens de l'interieur et de la dispersion.