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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.

Meaning of Penalties from wikipedia

- Penalty may refer to: Penalty (golf) Penalty (gridiron football) Penalty (ice hockey) Penalty (rugby) Penalty (rugby union) Penalty kick (****ociation...
- common varieties of penalties, as well as common infractions. The statistic used to track penalties was traditionally called "Penalty Infraction Minutes"...
- the 1982 final had been drawn, penalties would not have applied unless the replay was also drawn; from 1986, penalties were scheduled after the final...
- primarily responsible for charging these penalties at the Federal level. The IRS can ****ert only those penalties specified imposed under Federal tax law...
- and that it ensures justice for crimes such as homicide, where other penalties will not inflict the desired retribution demanded by the crime itself...
- where he saved three penalties out of four. The quarter-final match between Argentina and Germany also came down to penalties, and German goalkeeper...
- of law, if necessary. Civil penalties occupy a strange place in some legal systems - because they are not criminal penalties, the state need not meet a...
- penalised with a 5-minute bench penalty. In floorball, the red card can be linked with 3 different types of Match Penalties (MP 1, 2 and 3). MP1 is linked...
- substantial penalties eventually lost their worth. Frequent amendment of the many laws and regulations dealing with ****iary penalties would be a very...
- One of the laws ****ociated with penalties was experimented with in ****ociation football, that being that penalties may be moved 10 metres forward of...
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