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gallows

noun [C]  us   /ˈɡæl·oʊz/ (plural gallows)
a raised, wooden structure used, esp. in the past, for hanging criminals
Translations of “gallows”
in Vietnamese giá treo cổ…
in Spanish horca…
in Thai ที่แขวนคอนักโทษ…
in Malaysian tempat gantung…
in French gibet…
in German der Galgen…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指舊時的)絞刑架…
in Indonesian tiang gantungan…
in Russian виселица…
in Turkish darağacı…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指旧时的)绞刑架…
in Polish szubienica…
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