Definition of Scaphism

1. n. An ancient mode of punishing criminals among the Persians, by confining the victim in a trough, with his head and limbs smeared with honey or the like, and exposed to the sun and to insects until he died.



Definition of Scaphism

1. Noun. A form of execution, among the ancient Persians, in which the victim is fastened into a hollow boat, slathered in honey and milk and exposed to insects until the victim's death. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scaphism

scapegoating
scapegoatism
scapegoatisms
scapegoats
scapegrace
scapegraces
scapeless
scapement
scapements
scapes
scapha
scaphander
scaphanders
scaphiophrynine
scaphiophrynines
scaphism (current term)
scaphite
scapho-
scaphocephalic
scaphocephalism
scaphocephalous
scaphocerite
scaphocerites
scaphognathite
scaphognathites
scaphohydrocephalus
scaphoid
scaphoid abdomen
scaphoid bone

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