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Bill of pains and penalties
Pain Pain, n. [OE. peine, F. peine, fr. L. poena, penalty, punishment, torment, pain; akin to Gr. ? penalty. Cf. Penal, Pine to languish, Punish.] 1. Punishment suffered or denounced; suffering or evil inflicted as a punishment for crime, or connected with the commission of a crime; penalty. --Chaucer. We will, by way of mulct or pain, lay it upon him. --Bacon. Interpose, on pain of my displeasure. --Dryden. None shall presume to fly, under pain of death. --Addison. 2. Any uneasy sensation in animal bodies, from slight uneasiness to extreme distress or torture, proceeding from a derangement of functions, disease, or injury by violence; bodily distress; bodily suffering; an ache; a smart. ``The pain of Jesus Christ.' --Chaucer. Note: Pain may occur in any part of the body where sensory nerves are distributed, and it is always due to some kind of stimulation of them. The sensation is generally referred to the peripheral end of the nerve. 3. pl. Specifically, the throes or travail of childbirth. She bowed herself and travailed, for her pains came upon her. --1 Sam. iv. 19. 4. Uneasiness of mind; mental distress; disquietude; anxiety; grief; solicitude; anguish. --Chaucer. In rapture as in pain. --Keble. 5. See Pains, labor, effort. Bill of pains and penalties. See under Bill. To die in the pain, to be tortured to death. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
Penal servitude
Servitude Serv"i*tude, n. [L. servitudo: cf. F. servitude.] 1. The state of voluntary or compulsory subjection to a master; the condition of being bound to service; the condition of a slave; slavery; bondage; hence, a state of slavish dependence. You would have sold your king to slaughter, His princes and his peers to servitude. --Shak. A splendid servitude; . . . for he that rises up early, and goe? to bed late, only to receive addresses, is really as much abridged in his freedom as he that waits to present one. --South. 2. Servants, collectively. [Obs.] After him a cumbrous train Of herds and flocks, and numerous servitude. --Milton. 3. (Law) A right whereby one thing is subject to another thing or person for use or convenience, contrary to the common right. Note: The object of a servitude is either to suffer something to be done by another, or to omit to do something, with respect to a thing. The easements of the English correspond in some respects with the servitudes of the Roman law. Both terms are used by common law writers, and often indiscriminately. The former, however, rather indicates the right enjoyed, and the latter the burden imposed. --Ayliffe. Erskine. E. Washburn. Penal servitude. See under Penal. Personal servitude (Law), that which arises when the use of a thing is granted as a real right to a particular individual other than the proprietor. Predial servitude (Law), that which one estate owes to another estate. When it related to lands, vineyards, gardens, or the like, it is called rural; when it related to houses and buildings, it is called urban.
Penality
Penality Pe*nal"i*ty, n. [Cf. LL. poenalitas. See Penalty.] The quality or state of being penal; lability to punishment. --Sir T. Browne.
Penalize
Penalize Pe"nal*ize, v. t. 1. To make penal. 2. (Sport.) To put a penalty on. See Penalty, 3. [Eng.]
Penally
Penally Pe"nal*ly, adv. In a penal manner.

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- Penal is a town in south Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago. It lies south of San Fernando, Princes Town, and Debe, and north of Moruga, Morne Diablo and Siparia...
- Penal labour is a generic term for various kinds of forced labour which prisoners are required to perform, typically manual labour. The work may be light...
- Penal transportation or transportation was the relocation of convicted criminals, or other persons regarded as undesirable, to a distant place, often...
- A penal colony or exile colony is a settlement used to exile prisoners and separate them from the general po****tion by placing them in a remote location...
- The Indian Penal Code (IPC) is the official criminal code of India. It is a comprehensive code intended to cover all substantive aspects of criminal law...
- In the history of Ireland, the Penal Laws (Irish: Na Péindlíthe) was a series of laws imposed in an attempt to force Irish Catholics and to lesser extent...
- Penal military units, including penal battalions, penal companies, etc., are military formations consisting of convicts mobilized for military service...
- Penal–Debe region is a region of Trinidad. The local government body is Penal–Debe Regional Corporation, a Regional Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago...
- Davao Prison and Penal Farm, formerly the Davao Penal Colony (DaPeCol), was established on January 21, 1932 in Panabo City, Davao del Norte, Philippines...
- The Penal Colony may refer to: The Penal Colony: Stories and Short Pieces, a collection of short stories and recollections by Franz Kafka The Penal Colony...