/armaskera/ An ancient mode of punishment, which was to carry a saddle at the back as a token of subjection

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • HARMISCARA seu ARMISCARA — in Capit. Wormatiensi A. C. 829. c. 1. alibique passim, gravior mulcta est, quae a Principibus vitis praesertim militaribus, atque adeo Magnatibus irrogari so lebat; sellae viz. vel canis, supra dorsum, per definitum spatium, gestatio, ut patet… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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