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The meaning of Gibbets


Gibbets – 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)

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Gibbets: translate from English into Dutch

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Galstenen, Galg, Ophangen, Opknopen

Gibbets: translate from English into French

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Gibets, Gibet, Potence, Pendre, Diffamer

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Gibbets: translate from English into Hindi

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

Gibbets: translate from English into Italian

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Forca, Patibolo

Gibbets: translate from English into Korean

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깁스, 교수대, 교수대에 매달다

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

Gibbets: translate from English into Spanish

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Patíbulos, 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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