Definition of jougs in English:

jougs

Pronunciation /jo͞oɡz/ /dʒuɡz/

plural noun

historical
  • A hinged iron collar chained to a wall or post, used in medieval Scotland as an instrument of punishment.

Origin

Late 16th century from French joug or Latin jugum ‘yoke’.

Pronunciation

jougs

/jo͞oɡz/ /dʒuɡz/