Pillory in a Sentence  πŸ”Š

Definition of Pillory

a wooden frame with cutouts for someone's head and wrists

Examples of Pillory in a sentence

During the colonial period, thieves were often locked in a pillory in the town square where they would suffer public humiliation.  πŸ”Š

The suspected witch’s head and hands were secured tightly in the pillory.  πŸ”Š

In the classic novel, the man who stole the bread was placed in a pillory so he could be publicly mocked.  πŸ”Š

The museum has an actual pillory that was once used to punish criminals in the center of town.  πŸ”Š

Since the man could not pay his bills, he was locked in the public pillory until his family could pay his debts.  πŸ”Š

The mother will pillory her disrespectful daughter by making her stand on a busy street corner while holding a sign about her poor behavior.  πŸ”Š

By posting the nude pictures of Kate on Facebook, Jane hoped to pillory her former best friend who had stolen her husband.  πŸ”Š

Jack’s mother is a miserable woman who constantly tries to pillory her children so they will not challenge her authority.  πŸ”Š

Because Helen was angry with her husband, she chose to pillory him by announcing his infidelities at their anniversary party.  πŸ”Š

The filmmaker made a movie to pillory the politician who advocated against gay marriage while keeping a male lover himself.  πŸ”Š

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