Furca et flagellum

Definition of Furca et flagellum

Gallows and whip. Tenure ad furcam et flagellum, tenure by gallows and whip. The meanest of servile tenures, where the bondman was at the disposal of his lord for life and limb.

That's the definition of Furca et flagellum in Black's Law Dictionary 6th Edition. Courtesy of Cekhukum.com.