be sweet chair
 n.— «Jail and prison employees call it… the “we care chair,” and the “be sweet chair.”…They are referring not to the electric chair, but to a restraining device that has led to many serious abuses, including torture and death. Belts and cuffs prevent the prisoner’s legs, arms, and torso from moving.» —“The Devil’s Chair” by Anne-Marie Cusac The Progressive Apr., 2000. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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