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Word division: Fol·ter·in·stru·ment
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Folterinstrument {n}; Foltergerät {n} instrument of torture; torture device

Folterinstrumente {pl}; Foltergeräte {pl} instruments of torture; torture devices

Daumenschraube {f}; Daumenstock {m} [obs.] (Folterinstrument) [hist.] thumbscrew; thumbkin [obs.]; pillywinks [obs.] (torture instrument)

Daumenschrauben {pl}; Daumenstöcke {pl} thumbscrews; thumbkins; pillywinkses

Streckbank {f}; Folterbank {f} (Folterinstrument) [hist.] rack (torture instrument) [listen]

Streckbänke {pl}; Folterbänke {pl} racks

jdn. auf die Folterbank / auf die Folter spannen to put sb. on the rack; to rack sb.
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