Jedburgh cast

noun
Jed·​burgh cast | \ˈjedˌbərə-, -b(ə)rə-\
variants: or less commonly Jeddart cast \ ˈjedə(r)t-​ \

Definition of Jedburgh cast 

Scottish

: a court trial after punishment has been inflicted

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History and Etymology for Jedburgh cast

from Jedburgh or Jeddart, town in Roxburgh, Scotland, where in the 17th century a band of marauders was summarily executed

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