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Joggis

or Jogges. The pillory. Jamieson says, “They punish delinquents, making them stand in `jogges,' as they call their pillories.” (The word is Yoke: Latin, jugum; French, joug; Anglo-Saxon, geoc; our jug, a jail.)

“Staune ane wholl Sabothe daye in ye joggis.” -

Glen: History of Dumbarton

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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