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English → English (gcide) Definition: Draconian punishment Draconian \Dra*co"ni*an\, a. Pertaining to Draco, a famous lawgiver of Athens, 621 b. c. Used especially in the phrase Draconian punishment. [1913 Webster +PJC] Draconian code, or Draconian laws, a code of laws made by Draco. Their measures were so severe that they were said to be written in letters of blood; hence, any laws of excessive rigor. Draconian punishment, punishment so severe as to seem excessive for the crime being punished. [1913 Webster +PJC]


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