An instrument formerly accustomed discipline and correct arrant scolds called additionally a ducking feces or trebucket
- Punitive to amendment corrective
- Punitive being amendment; corrective.
- An instrument previously accustomed discipline and correct arrant scolds; -- called additionally a ducking-stool, or trebucket.
n engine always penalize ladies who happen found guilty to be typical scolds. It really is often called the "trebucket," "tumbrel," "ducking-stool," or "cucking-stool." U. S. v. Royall, 27 Fed. Cas. 907.