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eraka-vattika

, n., a kind of punishment by torture,
"hay-twist"
(v. Woodward, A-Trsl. I p. 43 n. 3); (rājāno)
vividhā kammakāranā karonti: kasāhi pi tālente ... ~am pi
karonti, M I 87,15 = Nidd I 154,12 = 403,21 = Nidd II
254,10 ≠ M III 164,6 = A I 47,26 (v.l. -vattakaṁ) = II
122,17; kasāhi tāḷanam pi dukkhaṁ ... ~am pi dukkhaṁ,
Mil 197,8; 290,16; 358,2; ~an ti eraka-vatta-kamma-
kāraṇaṁ. taṁ karontā heṭṭhā gīvato paṭṭhāya cammavaṭṭe
kantitvā gopphake pātenti. atha naṁ yottehi bandhitvā
kaddhanti. so attano va cammavatte akkamitvā akkamitvā
patati, Ps II 59,5 = Mp II 89,13 = Nidd-a I 278,21.