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gibbet

noun [C] uk   /ˈdʒɪb.ɪt/ us  
a wooden structure from which criminals were hanged, in the past, as a form of execution (= killing as a punishment)
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Translations of “gibbet”
in Spanish horca…
in French gibet…
in German der Galgen…
in Chinese (Traditional) (舊時的)絞刑架…
in Chinese (Simplified) (旧时的)绞刑架…
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