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The meaning of Gibbet


Gibbet – definition


A gallows.

Usage examples:

A keen historian he also spent considerable time searching for items of historical interest and eve…

Hang up (a body) on a gibbet.

Usage examples:

Hangings were public affairs and sometimes the bodies were gibbeted - left on the noose after death…

A wooden structure from which criminals were hanged, in the past, as a form of execution (= killing as a punishment)

Gibbet translation into English

Gibbet: translate from English into Chinese

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Gibbet: translate from English into Dutch

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Galg, Ophangen, Opknopen

Gibbet: translate from English into French

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Gibet, Potence, Pendre, Diffamer

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Gibbet: translate from English into Hindi

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फ़ांसी, सूली, उत्थंभ, फांसी देना, फ़ांसी पर लटकाना, सूली देना, प्राणदंड देना

Gibbet: translate from English into Italian

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Forca, Patibolo

Gibbet: translate from English into Korean

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교수대, 교수대에 매달다

Gibbet: translate from English into Russian

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Виселица, Повешение, Выставлять на посмешище, Выставлять на позор, Казнить, Вешать, Стрела крана, Укосина

Gibbet: translate from English into Spanish

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Horca, Patíbulo, Usar patíbulo, Usar horca

Word origin

Middle English: from Old French gibet ‘staff, cudgel, gallows’, diminutive of gibe ‘club, staff’, probably of Germanic origin.

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