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hernesheir commented on the word equuleus
In Roman antiquity, a kind of rack used for extorting confessions from suspected or accused persons. --from the CD&C, under Equuleus.
December 15, 2011
chained_bear commented on the word equuleus
"... the Horse's Head, in astronomy, a constellation of the northern hemisphere, whose stars in Flamstead's sic; John Flamsteed's catalogue are ten."—Falconer's New Universal Dictionary of the Marine (1816), 141
October 11, 2008
bilby commented on the word equuleus
Wondering if it has anything to do with horses.
November 24, 2007
tumbel commented on the word equuleus
"...with the victim hoisted and then dropped buttocks-first onto a cushion of whetted iron spikes..." p 108