Jisho

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Noun
1. five punishments (of ancient China: tattooing, cutting off the nose, cutting off a leg, castration or confinement, death)Archaism
Noun
2. five punishments (of the ritsuryo system: light caning, severe caning, imprisonment, exile, death)See also 律令制
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3. Five PunishmentsThe Five Punishments was the collective name for a series of physical penalties meted out by the legal system of pre-modern Dynastic China. Over time, the nature of the Five Punishments varied. Before the time of Western Han Dynasty Emperor Han Wendi (r. 180-157 BC) they involved tattooing, cutting off the nose, amputation of one or both feet, castration and death.
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