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18th century depiction of the "Drunkard's cloak"

The Drunkard's cloak, also known as the Spanish mantle, was a device previously used for punishment for misdemeanors related to drunkenness. It consisted of a weighty barrel with holes for the extremities, which the culprit had to wear.[1][2]


  1. ^ Occasional Hell. 1 Apr. 2009 <'s%20Cloak>.
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