DEVIL ON THE NECK

Definition of DEVIL ON THE NECK in Black's Law Dictionary 4th Edition – Legal dictionary – Glossary of legal terms.

Definition of DEVIL ON THE NECK

An instrument of torture, formerly used to extort confessions, etc. It was made of several irons, which were fastened to the neck and legs, and wrenched together so as to break the back. Cowell.

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