Meaning of “lynch” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “lynch” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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lynchverb [ T ]

us /lɪntʃ/

(of a group of people) to kill someone who has not been found guilty of a crime at a legal trial, esp. by hanging (= killed using a rope around the neck)

(Definition of “lynch” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)