pil•lo•ryPronunciation: (pil'u-rē), [key]
—n., pl. -ries,
—v., -ried, -ry•ing.
a wooden framework erected on a post, with holes for securing the head and hands, formerly used to expose an offender to public derision.
to set in the pillory.
to expose to public derision, ridicule, or abuse: The candidate mercilessly pilloried his opponent.
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