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i'ron maid'en

a medieval instrument of torture fashioned as a box in the shape of a woman, large enough to hold a human being, and studded with sharp spikes on the inside. Also called i'ron maid'en of Nu'remberg.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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