Dictionary content from CC-CEDICT De keizer is ver weg - boek met wilde avonturen in China

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to amputate one or both feet (punishment in imperial China) (one of the five mutilating punishments 五刑)

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imperial five punishments of feudal China, up to Han times: tattooing characters on the forehead , cutting off the nose , amputation of one or both feet , castration 宮|宫, execution 大辟 / Han dynasty onwards: whipping , beating the legs and buttocks with rough thorns , forced labor , exile or banishment , capital punishment

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