gibbet Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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gibbetnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈdʒɪb.ɪt/
a ​woodenstructure from which ​criminals were ​hanged, in the past, as a ​form of execution (= ​killing as a ​punishment)
(Definition of gibbet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gibbet”
in Spanish horca…
in Vietnamese giá treo cổ…
in Malaysian tiang gantung…
in Thai ตะแลงแกง, ที่แขวนคอนักโทษประหาร…
in French gibet…
in German der Galgen…
in Chinese (Simplified) (旧时的)绞刑架…
in Indonesian tiang gantungan…
in Chinese (Traditional) (舊時的)絞刑架…
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