Reprimand

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REPRIMAND, punishment. The censure which in some cases a public office pronounces against an offender.
     2. This species of punishment is used by legislative bodies to punish their members or others who have been guilty of some impropriety of conduct towards them. The reprimand is usually pronounced by the speaker.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.