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Captivity

68. Captivity

See also 335. PUNISHMENT ; 371. SLAVERY .

coarctation
1. Obsolete, the act of confining, as in a narrow space.
2. restriction of liberty.
infibulation
the process of confining with a buckle or padlock. See also 364. SEX .
oubliette
a secret place of imprisonment, usually with only one opening in the top, as found in some old castles.

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captivity

cap·tiv·i·ty / kapˈtivitē/ • n. (pl. -ties) the condition of being imprisoned or confined: he was released after 865 days in captivity the third month of their captivity. ∎  (the Captivity) short for Babylonian Captivity.

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