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to expose (someone) to ridicule or scorn
an upright post with a crosspiece used for execution and subsequent public display; a gallows
to execute (someone), or display (a body), on a gibbet
{v} to hang and expose on a gallows
{n} a gallows to expose criminals
To expose to infamy; to blacken
A kind of gallows; an upright post with an arm projecting from the top, on which, formerly, malefactors were hanged in chains, and their bodies allowed to remain as a warning
The projecting arm of a crane, from which the load is suspended; the jib
instrument of execution consisting of a wooden frame from which condemned persons are executed by hanging
{f} execute by hanging on a gallows; hang on a gallows; expose to ridicule
hang on an execution instrument
To hang and expose on a gibbet
A gibbet is a gallows. a wooden frame on which criminals were hanged in the past with a rope around their neck = gallows (gibet, from gibe )
expose to ridicule or public scorn
{i} gallows
The gibbet
plural of gibbet



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    () From Old French gibet (Modern French gibet), either from Frankish gibb (“forked stick”) or from Latin gibbus (“hunchbacked”).Le Robert pour tous, Dictionnaire de la langue française, Janvier 2004, p. 520