peine forte et dure

French noun phrase
\ pen-fȯr-tā-dᵫr How to pronounce peine forte et dure (audio) \

Definition of peine forte et dure

: strong and hard punishment : painful death by legal sentence (such as by crushing)

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“Peine forte et dure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peine%20forte%20et%20dure. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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