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  1. jougs(Noun)

    A chained iron collar once used in churches to expose sinners to public scorn

  2. Origin: * French jougs

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jougs(noun)

    an iron collar fastened to a wall or post, formerly used in Scotland as a kind of pillory. [Written also juggs.] See Juke

  2. Origin: [F. joug a yoke, L. jugum. See Yoke.]


  1. Jougs

    The jougs, juggs, or joggs was an instrument of punishment formerly used in Scotland, the Netherlands and other countries.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Jougs

    an iron collar hung by a chain in some public place, was fastened round a culprit's neck, who was thus exposed in a sort of pillory; in use in Scotland from the 16th to the 18th centuries.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jougs in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jougs in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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