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ID: 300391002
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300391002

 

Record Type: concept
thumbscrews (corporal punishment equipment) (<equipment for corporal punishment>, <equipment by context>, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Simple vices, sometimes with protruding studs on the interior surfaces, designed as a torture instrument. The victim's thumbs or fingers were placed in the vice and slowly crushed.
 
Terms:
thumbscrews (corporal punishment equipment) (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
thumbscrew (corporal punishment equipment) (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
thumbikins (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
pilliwinks (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
pilliwincks (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
duimschroeven (martelwerktuigen) (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
duimschroef (martelwerktuig) (C,U,Dutch,AD,U,U)
poucettes (C,U,French-P,AD,U,FSN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.TH

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Tools and Equipment (hierarchy name)
........ Tools and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of equipment
............ equipment (G)
Hierarchy of <equipment by context>
................ <equipment by context> (G)
Hierarchy of <equipment for corporal punishment>
.................... <equipment for corporal punishment> (G)
Hierarchy of thumbscrews (corporal punishment equipment)
........................ thumbscrews (corporal punishment equipment) (P,U)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... De duimschroef is een martelwerktuig. Het is een eenvoudige bankschroef, soms met uitstekende noppen op de binnenoppervlakken. Duim of vingers van het slachtoffer werden in de bankschroef geplaatst en langzaam verpletterd. 

Sources and Contributors:
duimschroef (martelwerktuig)............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
...............................................  Geheugen van Nederland
...............................................  Mardoc
...............................................  MARDOC
...............................................  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
duimschroeven (martelwerktuigen)............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.....................................................  Geheugen van Nederland
.....................................................  MARDOC
.....................................................  Mardoc
.....................................................  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
pilliwincks............  [VP]
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
pilliwinks............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......................  Merriam-Webster Dictionary [online] (2008-)
poucettes............  [AASLH, CHIN / RCIP]
....................  AASLH data (2016-)
....................  CHIN / RCIP translation (2016-)
....................  Nomenclature database (2018-) http://nomenclature.info/nom/10070; scheme: Nomenclature-Objects
....................  Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging / Nomenclature pour le catalogage translation project (2016-) 10070
thumbikins............  [VP]
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
thumbscrew (corporal punishment equipment)............  [AASLH Preferred, CHIN / RCIP Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
.......................................................................  AASLH data (2016-)
.......................................................................  CHIN / RCIP translation (2016-)
.......................................................................  Merriam-Webster Dictionary [online] (2008-)
.......................................................................  Nomenclature database (2018-) http://nomenclature.info/nom/10070; scheme: Nomenclature-Objects
.......................................................................  Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging / Nomenclature pour le catalogage translation project (2016-) 10070
thumbscrews (corporal punishment equipment)............  [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP Preferred]
.......................................................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
.......................................................................  Merriam-Webster Dictionary [online] (2008-)
.......................................................................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
 
Subject: .....  [AASLH, CHIN / RCIP, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AASLH data (2016-)
............  CHIN / RCIP translation (2016-)
............  Nomenclature database (2018-) http://nomenclature.info/nom/10070; scheme: Nomenclature-Objects
............  Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging / Nomenclature pour le catalogage translation project (2016-)
 
Note:
English .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
.......... Merriam-Webster Dictionary [online] (2008-)
.......... Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... Geheugen van Nederland
.......... MARDOC
.......... Mardoc
.......... Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)

 

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