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Stang

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To ride the stang. To be under petticoat government. At one time a man who ill-treated his wife was made to sit on a “stang” or pole hoisted on men’s shoulders. On this uneasy conveyance the “stanger” was carried in procession amidst the hootings and jeerings of his neighbours. (Saxon, stœng, a pole.) (See Skimmington.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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