The Collaborative International Dictionary
Jougs \Jougs\, n. [F. joug a yoke, L. jugum. See Yoke.]
An iron collar fastened to a wall or post, formerly used in
Scotland as a kind of pillory. [Written also juggs.] See
--Sir W. Scott.
n. A chained iron collar once used in churches to expose sinners to public scorn
The jougs, juggs, or joggs (Old French joug, from Lat. jugum, a yoke) was an instrument of punishment formerly used in Scotland, the Netherlands and other countries.