noun: Punishment before trial.
- flagellation Definition: (noun) Beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment. Synonyms: flogging, lashing, tanning. Usage: The poor servant boy bore the scars of flagellation, which was his master's preferred punishment for nearly any infraction. Discuss
- pokey Definition: (noun) A correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence). Synonyms: jail, slammer, clink. Usage: The burglar was caught red-handed and thrown in the pokey. Discuss
- fig noun: 1. A tree or shrub of the genus "Ficus" or its fruit. 2. Something of little value. 3. A gesture of contempt. verb tr.: To dress up. noun: Dress or array.
- divvy verb tr.: To divide and share. noun: Dividend; share. noun: A foolish person. adjective: Foolish.